TA-Lib is a technical analysis library. It’s a C library, frequently used with a python wrapper.

Github Actions

Well, it’s github’s CI. This blog is built with it.

Building it

You can add the following step to your CI:

      - name: Cache talib
        id: cache-talib
        uses: actions/cache@v2
          path: ta-lib
          key: ${{ runner.os }}-talib
      - name: Build talib
        if: steps.cache-talib.outputs.cache-hit != 'true'
        run: |
          curl http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/ta-lib/ta-lib-0.4.0-src.tar.gz -L -o ta-lib-0.4.0-src.tar.gz
          tar -xzf ta-lib-0.4.0-src.tar.gz
          cd ta-lib
          ./configure --prefix=/usr
      - name: Install talib
        run: |
          cd ta-lib
          sudo make install