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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


As you wrap up this chapter, you should feel more acquainted with Git’s essential features, underlying mechanics, and, most importantly, the philosophy of collaboration it champions. Understanding these fundamentals is often far more crucial than memorizing a litany of Git commands or stashing away snippets for quick use.

If you have internalized the insights from this chapter, rest assured you have obtained a solid grasp of Git’s basics. You are not just prepared to commit code; you are ready to be a collaborative force within your team.

When you first join a project managed by Git, the initial challenges are usually not resolving intricate conflicts or juggling chaotic branches; rather, the challenge lies in crafting meaningful commits and proving yourself to be an invaluable team player. Each well-considered commit you make not only contributes to the project but also fortifies your standing within the team.

Now, let’s move on to more advanced...