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What is act?

Rather than having to commit/push every time you want test out the changes you are making to your .github/workflows/ files (or for any changes to embedded GitHub actions), you can use this tool to run the actions locally. The environment variables and filesystem are all configured to match what GitHub provides.
act is a tool in the Tools for GitHub category of a tech stack.
act is an open source tool with 11K GitHub stars and 299 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to act's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses act?

act Integrations

act's Features

  • Fast Feedback
  • Local Task Runner

act Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to act?
dbt
dbt - Documentation
React
Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
Release
When run, this command line interface automatically generates a new GitHub Release and populates it with the changes (commits) made since the last release.
Octokit
It is a client library targeting .NET 4.5 and above that provides an easy way to interact with the GitHub API.
GitHub Polls
These polls work by pasting individual markdown SVG images into your issue, each wrapped with a link that tracks a vote. A single vote per IP is allowed for a given poll, which are stored in DynamoDB.
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act's Followers
15 developers follow act to keep up with related blogs and decisions.