- February 10, 2021
- View on GitHub
- 55 stars
- 55 watchers
- 8 forks
Track your reading using repository issues and generate a README.md and open API automagically.
- End-to-end automated workflow using GitHub issues:
- Create GitHub issues to add the books you’re reading
- Track your reading progress by adding comments to the issue
- Close the issue when you’ve completed the book
- Get a README.md summary and JSON API for your reading data
- Uses Google Books API to fetch details like cover and ISBN
This repository only includes the GitHub Actions required as dependencies. To get started, visit AnandChowdhary/books and use it as a starting point. You can use the Use this template button to create a new repository:
- Go to AnandChowdhary/books
- Click on the “Use this template” button or fork the repository
- Add a book by creating a new issue with the book’s name
First, create a new issue in your repository:
Then, write the name of the book and author as the issue title:
Lastly, press the “Submit new issue” button and you’ll see a comment and labels added automatically:
In your book’s issue, simply enter in plain text the progress. For example, “I’ve reached page 100” or “I’ve completed 24%”, or “I’ve reached page 42/542”. The issue title will be automatically updated to include your reading progress:
When you’ve completed a book, simply close the issue. An automated comment will be added to tell you about your reading time and some new labels will be added.
When creating a new issue for the book, add the label “want to read”.
Simply create issues with names of books, and Bookshelf Action will automatically organize them with labels:
Additionally, a summary of your reading progress is generated in the
- Code: MIT © Anand Chowdhary
- Books icon by Francielly Costantin Senra from The Noun Project
- Merge icon by Danil Polshin from The Noun Project
- “GitHub” is a trademark of GitHub, Inc.