Effortless Dependency Updates: Mastering Drupal Core with GitHub Actions


Velir's article by Kevin Quillen introduces an alternative method for automating dependency updates through GitHub Actions, addressing issues with Dependabot. The daily GitHub Action script checks for Drupal core updates and initiates a Pull Request for a newer version. The process involves checking out the main branch, installing Composer packages, and using the create-pull-request action for efficient PR creation. Highlighting the benefits of GitHub Actions, the article emphasizes the quick process, taking under a minute and a half. It also suggests the potential for auto-merging PRs for immediate updates.

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