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10up Releases GitHub Actions for Simplifying WordPress Plugin Deployment – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

10up announced the public availability of two GitHub Actions geared toward WordPress plugin developers yesterday. The first Action allows developers to deploy plugin updates directly to the WordPress.org plugin directory by tagging a release on GitHub. The second Action handles readme file and asset updates. On November 14, GitHub announced the public launch of their GitHub Actions feature. GitHub Actions are a way for developers to automate workflows from their Git repositories. Actions can also be shared with others, reused…

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Build a JavaScript Command Line Interface (CLI) with Node.js — SitePoint – Website Design Article

As great as Node.js is for “traditional” web applications, its potential uses are far broader. Microservices, REST APIs, tooling, working with the Internet of Things and even desktop applications: it’s got your back. Another area where Node.js is really useful is for building command-line applications — and that’s what we’re going to be doing in this article. We’re going to start by looking at a number of third-party packages designed to help work with the command line, then build a…

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GitHub Adds Dependency Graphs, Security Alerts for PHP Repos – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

PHP developers everywhere can rejoice as GitHub adds the long-awaited dependency graphs feature for PHP repositories that use Composer. The feature provides security alerts, shows dependency insights, and displays the dependents of a given repository. If enabled, it can also automatically send security fixes to the repository via pull requests. GitHub initially added support for JavaScript and Ruby when rolling out dependency graphs in 2017. They added support for Yarn lock files in July of this year. This has been…

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6 Best GitHub Alternatives for Source Code Management – Website Design Article

GitHub is currently the most popular source code management and hosting platform on the web. It allows you to store and manage code repositories online, using the Git version control system. On GitHub, you can create and fork repositories, track the progress of your work, and collaborate with your team. It hosts millions of successful open-source projects in several different programming languages. Although GitHub is an excellent platform, it’s not the only option for source code management and online version…

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A GitHub Action to Deploy to the Plugin Repo • WPShout – WordPress Website Design Article

Deploying a WordPress plugin to the WordPress.org repository has been challenging for most developers for at least a few years. Why? Mostly because almost no one learns Subversion (the version control system that WordPress.org uses) anymore. So we’ve all cobbled together different versions of things that kind of work. And at least for me, I often forget what mine is, and how to use it. (For those real nerdy folks, what I have used a variation of Scribu’s scripts: http://scribu.net/blog/deploying-from-git-to-svn.html.…

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GitHub Is Testing Commits on Behalf of Organizations – WordPress Tavern – WordPress Website Design Article

GitHub users may soon be able to contribute to projects on behalf of an organization. This feature has often been requested by developers who are contributing on behalf of their employers. “Corporate contributions to the third-party open source projects can still be a source of friction and ambiguity,” GitHub Product Manager Ben Balter said. “We’re beta testing a new platform-agnostic commit pattern we hope can help you contribute on behalf of your employer.” Committers who…

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10 Useful Github Features You Probably Don’t Know – Website Design Article

Github is now the place where programmers and designers work together. They collaborate, contribute, and fix bugs. It also hosts plenty of open source projects and codes of various programming languages. What’s more, Github also released a desktop application for both Windows and OS X that allows anyone to integrate Github within their workflow seamlessly. But, there is more to Github than meets the eye. A number of features are somewhat hidden beneath the neat user interface and hence are…

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How to Practice Your JavaScript, Software Testing, and Test Automation Skills – Website Design Article

One way I practice my software testing, improve my JavaScript programming, and practice my automating is by ‘hacking’ JavaScript games. One of my bots scored 282010 on https://phoboslab.org/xtype/. This ‘bot’ is JavaScript code that runs from the Browser Dev Tools and plays the game. I have a video showing the bot in action below. To create this I have to learn to use the dev tool to inspect the DOM and the running memory space and read the JavaScript. All…

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