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

Branching strategies for team collaboration

In the realm of team collaboration, commits act as the essential building blocks. These commits link together to form a chronological history, a record of your project’s evolution. This history is organized and maintained through branches.

So, how can engineers and teams knit this history into a cohesive meaningful narrative? The branching strategy is the answer to this question. The branching strategy is a development strategy for effectively managing branches in Git to enable smooth collaboration and service delivery.

Why a branching strategy is important

A well-crafted branching strategy is not just nice to have; it is crucial in a team development environment. Your branching strategy has a ripple effect on your DevOps processes, affecting deployment units and workflow efficiency. The ability to collaborate smoothly depends not only on good communication within the team but also impacts the speed at which your product evolves...