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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


In this chapter, we delved deep into the nuances of branch strategies, the intricacies of merging and rebasing, and the art of navigating conflicts with the goal of mastering better collaboration within your teams. From understanding why a branching strategy is crucial to aligning branch naming with organizational objectives, we have laid out the groundwork for you to build a robust workflow.

We explored the various branching models, such as trunk-based development, Git Flow, and GitHub Flow, highlighting their unique benefits and scenarios where they fit best. The discussion around merge approaches provided insight into the tools at your disposal for maintaining a clean and informative project history while also addressing the sometimes daunting task of conflict resolution.

As you close this chapter, remember that the path to mastering Git is ongoing. Encourage yourself to discover more and to practice these skills through your development work with confidence. Embrace...