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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 51.4K GitHub stars and 1.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to act's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses act?

Companies

Developers
5 developers on StackShare have stated that they use act.

act Integrations

act's Features

  • Fast Feedback
  • Local Task Runner

act Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to act?
dbt
dbt is a transformation workflow that lets teams deploy analytics code following software engineering best practices like modularity, portability, CI/CD, and documentation. Now anyone who knows SQL can build production-grade data pipelines.
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.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
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act's Followers
23 developers follow act to keep up with related blogs and decisions.