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DevOps Unleashed with Git and GitHub

By : Yuki Hattori
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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)
Free Chapter
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Part 1: Foundations of Git, GitHub, and DevOps
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Part 2: GitHub Excellence and CI/CD Fundamentals
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Part 3: Beyond DevOps

Developer experience – A strategy for developer excellence

Developer experience, the term, goes beyond mere user experience and encompasses how developers within a DevOps team can be productive and satisfied with their work. This also works as an organizational strategy to make DevOps successful. If engineers are happy, there are no silos within the organization, and if the communication flows well, your DevOps will succeed. In that regard, GitHub is basically a platform for maximizing the developer experience, and Git is the means to that end:

Figure 1.9 – Developer experience is a key strategy and foundation for successful DevOps

Figure 1.9 – Developer experience is a key strategy and foundation for successful DevOps

When you look at individual tools within the realm of DevOps, they may seem small. However, when viewed from the perspective of sustaining and achieving DevOps success, the connection between developer experience and how to use Git and GitHub becomes significantly stronger. Because that is where the essential...