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

Git – Where code collaborations begin

Managing code changes is a sophisticated challenge. Various team members continuously contribute to a unified code base that must remain functional at all times.

Git has transformed how software development teams work together. By being distributed and offering the ability to create branches, Git has become a vital asset in the DevOps toolbox. A branch is essentially a separate line of development, like a parallel universe, where you can work on new features or fix issues without affecting the main project. This enables teams to focus on multiple aspects simultaneously, making the development process more efficient and adaptable to rapid changes and rapid software delivery, a key requirement in a DevOps environment.

Git is more than just a tool for tracking changes in code—it is a catalyst for change within organizations. By providing a reliable way to collaborate, Git promotes better communication among teams. This aligns well...