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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

In this section, we will proceed with how to use Git, assuming a scenario where you are working in an individual environment and simply building up a history.

Git basics – Begin with a hands-on experience

Before we delve into the details, let’s start with some hands-on experience. It is likely easier to grasp the concept by trying it out rather than just only reading about it at first.

git config – Introduce yourself to Git

Now, there is something you need to do before you start a project. Introduce yourself to Git. To introduce yourself to Git, use the git config command:

$ git config --global "John Doe"
$ git config --global "[email protected]"

git config is a command used to set Git configurations at the levels of system, user, and repository. The level system applies to all users and all repositories. The level global applies to all repositories of a specific user. The level local...