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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

Pull request excellence

The GitHub pull requests feature stands as a pivotal innovation in the landscape of software development, one that can be credited with significantly shaping the Open Source Software (OSS) movement. Its introduction marked a transformative moment, redefining how collaboration, code integration, and Quality Assurance (QA) are conducted in software projects, particularly in OSS.

Pull requests in GitHub are more than just a feature; they are a foundational mechanism for collaboration in the world of software development. A pull request is essentially a request to merge a set of changes from one branch of a repository to another, typically from a feature or topic branch into the main or master branch. But the significance of pull requests goes well beyond mere code merging; they are a nexus for discussion, review, and refinement of code in a collaborative project setting.

What makes pull requests unique?

The pull request model transformed collaborative...