action-hackernews-post

Unofficial
A Github action to post to news.ycombinator.com

Uses @lukakerr‘s hkn go module to
login and post to HN

Guidelines

As a reminder, read through HN’s submission
guidelines
to
confirm your integration adheres

Inputs

Do not store your login credentials directly in your workflow
file. Store them in an encrypted, secure manner.

EG: Github secrets: Settings > Secrets > Actions

HN_USERNAME

Required
The hackernews username you want to post as.
Set this in your repository secrets

HN_PASSWORD

Required
The password for the hackernews user.
Set this in your repository secrets

POST_TITLE

The title as it will be displayed on news.ycombinator.com.

POST_URL

The URL to post to HN.

Example usage, static file

uses: higgins/[email protected]
with:
  HN_USERNAME: ${{ secrets.HN_USERNAME }}
  HN_PASSWORD: ${{ secrets.HN_PASSWORD }}
  POST_TITLE: "A clock where every second is user submitted content"
  POST_URL: https://24HourHomepage.com

GitHub

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