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Using GitHub Project webhooks to manage labeling repo issues

For managing the Front Matter CMS releases, I have been using GitHub Projects in combination with GitHub Actions for automatically labeling my issues, which I add to the Project board. I must say: “Add to my Project (classic) board.” The classic Projects experience has been discontinued, and there is a big difference when using the new Projects experience, which is creating projects on the user or organization level.

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Retrieving an artifact from a previous GitHub Actions workflow

While configuring some end-to-end tests with Playwright, I wanted to achieve a visual comparison between the current run and the previous one. Playwright expects to have a snapshot available for its comparison. When I run this on GitHub Actions, the snapshots should be taken from my previous GitHub Actions workflow run.

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Dispatch a GitHub Action via a fine-grained Personal Access Token

Finally, I made a move with my blog to start using two repositories in production. One repository holds all the markdown content and assets, and another contains the content of my website. The reason for this change is that I want to use the content of my blog for testing out other static-site generators and frameworks.

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The Future of Documentation: Ready for Change?

A few weeks ago, I embarked on a journey to explore how OpenAI could change the way users interact with documentation. Imagine effortlessly accessing the information you need without reading through multiple pages. Instead, you just ask a question about configuring or using a tool, and voilร  โ€“ the answer appears before you.

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Make your authentication provider work in GitHub and Gitpod codespaces

In the previous article, I explained how you could ensure your URI handler works in GitHub codespaces and Gitpod. Now it is time to explain more about making an authentication provider that works on GitHub codespaces and Gitpod. The authentication flow In the extension I am working on, we use the OAuth 2.

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#DevHack: using the Visual Studio Code's URI Handler in codespaces

If you are reading this article, you know what a URI handler in Visual Studio Code is, but in case you do not. A URI Handler allows you to create a callback into your extension. Typically this is used in authentication flows to open your browser, fill in your credentials, and get redirected back into Visual Studio Code.

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