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Dynamic GitHub profile README with Github Actions and PHP

A few weeks ago, GitHub quietly released a feature that didn't go unnoticed for long – profile READMEs. A profile README is essentially a README file for your GitHub profile, rather than a specific repository's. In this article, I describe how I've used GitHub Actions and PHP to automatically update my profile README to list my blog's latest publications.

How to use the fork of a repository with Composer

When using packages maintained by other developers, you may eventually find yourself waiting for a fix, an update, or the merge of a PR that will be available with the next release. I you can't wait, a workaround is to fork the corresponding repository, make the changes you need and then use your fork instead of the original package.