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Using the API to add Codacy Grade details to the Readme

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# An amazing repository with code<!-- codacy-status --> 
<!-- /codacy-status -->

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name: Update Readmeon:
  push:
    branches-ignore:
      - masterjobs:
  update-readme:
    runs-on: ubuntu-latest
    steps:
     - uses: actions/checkout@v2
       with:
        ref: ${{ github.head_ref }}
     - name: update README.md with codacy status
       run: |
          RETRIES=0
          ANALYZED=$(curl -X GET https://app.codacy.com/api/v3/analysis/organizations/gh/codacy-acme/repositories/nodeproject/commits/${GITHUB_SHA}/deltaStatistics -H 'api-token: ${{ secrets.API_TOKEN }}' | jq '.analyzed')
          while [ $ANALYZED != "true" ]
          do
          sleep 10s
          RETRIES=$((RETRIES+1))
          if [ "$RETRIES" -gt "10" ]; then
            echo "pipeline will exit due to max retries (10)"
            exit 0
          fi
          ANALYZED=$(curl -X GET https://app.codacy.com/api/v3/analysis/organizations/gh/codacy-acme/repositories/nodeproject/commits/${GITHUB_SHA}/deltaStatistics -H 'api-token: ${{ secrets.API_TOKEN }}' | jq '.analyzed')
          done
          RESULT=$(curl https://app.codacy.com/api/v3/analysis/organizations/gh/codacy-acme/repositories/nodeproject | jq -r -j '["Grade: \(.data.grade) |", "Issues: \(.data.issuesPercentage)% |", "Complex Files: \(.data.complexFilesPercentage)% |", "Coverage: \(.data.coverage.coveragePercentage)%"]' | tr -d \" | tr -d \[ | tr  -d \] | tr -d , | tr -d '\n')
          sed -i ":a;N;\$!ba;s/\(<!-- codacy-status -->\).*\(<!-- \/codacy-status -->\)/\1 \n$RESULT\n \2/g" README.md
       env:
        CI: true
     - uses: stefanzweifel/git-auto-commit-action@v4
       with:
        commit_message: "Update README.md with Project Grade"
        file_pattern: README.md

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If you’d like to learn more about using the Codacy API, please check our docs page on the API v3. For more on our product and updates on our static analysis tool, check out Codacy’s product page.

This article was originally published by Hélio, Sr. Solutions Engineer at Codacy on his Medium account. 

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