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DevOps Unleashed with Git and GitHub

By : Yuki Hattori
Book Image

DevOps Unleashed with Git and GitHub

By: Yuki Hattori

Overview of this book

Git and GitHub are absolutely crucial for DevOps, playing a multifaceted role in streamlining the software development lifecycle and enabling smoother collaboration between development and operations teams. DevOps Unleashed with Git and GitHub enables you to harness the power of Git and GitHub to streamline workflows, drive collaboration, and fuel innovation. Authored by an expert from GitHub, the book starts by guiding you through Git fundamentals and delving into DevOps and the developer experience. As you progress, you’ll understand how to leverage GitHub's collaboration and automation features, and even use GitHub Copilot for enhanced productivity. You'll also learn how to bridge the DevOps gap, maintain code quality, and implement robust security measures. Additionally, hands-on exercises will equip you to elevate your developer experience, foster teamwork, and drive innovation at the speed of DevOps. By the end of this DevOps book, you’ll have mastered the Git fundamentals, conquered collaboration challenges, and unleashed the power of GitHub as you transform your DevOps workflows.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
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Part 1: Foundations of Git, GitHub, and DevOps
Part 2: GitHub Excellence and CI/CD Fundamentals
Part 3: Beyond DevOps

DevOps – Accelerating the development cycle by reducing friction

Let’s get started by learning the DevOps fundamentals.

The world of technology has various terms. At times, such terms can be abstract, and people tend to apply various interpretations to a specific framework. DevOps is no exception. Additionally, when referring to DevOps, considering perspectives from an individual, team, and the entire organization can sometimes make it unclear how various components interact with each other.

We will review the basics of DevOps, clear up misconceptions, and touch on some of its typical practices. Now, before we dive into what DevOps is, let’s talk about how things used to be in the past.

Background on DevOps

Back in the day, software was essentially something you installed. So, for a product development team, all you needed were engineers who could develop and test it. Speaking of testing, it was all about squashing bugs before the release. Just imagine...