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

Getting Started with Git

Let’s dive into learning Git. This chapter will touch upon the basic usage of Git. However, as explained in the previous chapter, this book is not just about introducing concepts and methods. It emphasizes communication and collaboration. Thus, while you will undoubtedly be able to master the basic usage of Git, you will also learn about the communication aspects behind it and how Git is used in team development.

In this chapter, we will first get a feel for the basics of Git by quickly going hands-on with the basics of file management and branching, and then we will cover how Git works. Then, you will get an understanding of the collaboration principles to be aware of when you are working with git as an engineer.

We will cover the following main topics in this chapter:

  • Getting started with Git
  • The anatomy of Git – A beginner-friendly explanation of how Git works
  • Becoming a guru of Git communication