Tech Talk

Deploying to DigitalOcean With GitHub Actions

Published on November 11, 2020

Karan MV

Deploying to DigitalOcean With GitHub Actions


About the Talk

Find yourself juggling between different tools in your software development & deployment workflow? Get tips to simplify your workflow using GitHub Actions and DigitialOcean’s APIs, and watch a demo of running a CI/CD pipeline — powered by GitHub Actions — to deploy on DigitalOcean.

GitHub Actions enables you to code, build, test, publish and deploy your software in a single location, all within GitHub.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to use DigitalOcean APIs and CLIs to automate tasks
  • Automating software workflows within GitHub using GitHub Actions
  • Leveraging open source community contributions for your workflows


About the Presenter

Karan MV currently manages developer relations for GitHub India. When he is not working, you can find him reading books of various genres, studying filmmaking, and honing his acting and stage-anchoring skills.

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doctl is missing for handling spaces and it’s a bit a pity there is not so much github actions for digitalocean.

( I know that s3cmd is the way to go but not working as expected for digitalocean )


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How do you deploy to DigitalOcean with GitHub Actions to an existing droplet? This Tech Talk shows you how to deploy your GitHub repository with GitHub Actions by creating a new droplet, but it would cost me way too much money if I have to create a new droplet everytime I wanted to deploy. Furthermore I have a Nginx proxy server setup on my droplet which I want to use my docker containers

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