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🚉 Deploy branch from GitHub Actions to App Platform

I have an existing app in app platform and I want to this:

  1. Create PR on GitHub
  2. Deploy branch to app platform to url like: pr-123.myapp.com

Is this possible? Specifically deploying a specific branch to a specific custom sub-domain?


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Bobby Iliev
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February 13, 2023

Hi there,

One option to do this would be to use the doctl CLI tool along with the doctl GitHub action:

https://github.com/digitalocean/action-doctl

That way you will be able to create a new App on the App Platform using the doctl apps command:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/reference/doctl/reference/apps/

Hope that this helps!

Best,

Bobby