This will create a new release on GitHub and upload assets for it

Creates a new release on GitHub. You must provide your GitHub Personal token (get one from, the repository name and tag name. By default that's 'master'. If the tag doesn't exist, one will be created on the commit or branch passed-in as commitish. Out parameters provide the release's id, which can be used for later editing and the release html link to GitHub. You can also specify a list of assets to be uploaded to the release with the upload_assets parameter.

Supported platforms ios, android, mac
Author @czechboy0, @tommeier
Returns A hash containing all relevant information of this release
Access things like 'html_url', 'tag_name', 'name', 'body'

1 Example

github_release = set_github_release(
  repository_name: "fastlane/fastlane",
  api_token: ENV["GITHUB_TOKEN"],
  name: "Super New actions",
  tag_name: "v1.22.0",
  description: ("changelog") rescue "No changelog provided"),
  commitish: "master",
  upload_assets: ["example_integration.ipa", "./pkg/built.gem"]


Key Description Default
repository_name The path to your repo, e.g. 'fastlane/fastlane'
server_url The server url. e.g. '' (Default: '')
api_token Personal API Token for GitHub - generate one at *
tag_name Pass in the tag name
name Name of this release
commitish Specifies the commitish value that determines where the Git tag is created from. Can be any branch or commit SHA. Unused if the Git tag already exists. Default: the repository's default branch (usually master)
description Description of this release *
is_draft Whether the release should be marked as draft false
is_prerelease Whether the release should be marked as prerelease false
upload_assets Path to assets to be uploaded with the release

* = default value is dependent on the user's system

To show the documentation in your terminal, run

fastlane action set_github_release

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