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

Driving CI/CD with GitHub

This chapter is designed to unravel the layers of GitHub Actions, from its core concepts to advanced deployment strategies. You will encounter a detailed exploration of GitHub Actions’ capabilities, structure, and best practices. We delve into the essence of workflows, jobs, steps, and actions, each dissected to reveal their importance in automation. Practical insights on reducing redundancy, managing secrets and variables, and the art of debugging will enhance your workflows’ efficiency and security. Permissions and approval processes are also covered, ensuring that you wield control over your Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline with precision.

Deployment strategies unfold with clarity, presenting blue-green, rolling, and canary deployments, each with their steps, real-world applications, and switchover methods. The world of feature release strategies is also demystified, providing you with a detailed explanation of...