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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

GitHub Actions – Mastering workflow automation

GitHub Actions represents a transformative shift in how software development and deployment processes are automated. As a native feature of GitHub, this world-class CI/CD platform facilitates the creation, management, and execution of workflows directly within your GitHub repository. GitHub Actions provides a simple and clear workflow, as the following screenshot shows:

Figure 5.1 – GitHub Actions built-in visualization

Figure 5.1 – GitHub Actions built-in visualization

This chapter delves into the intricacies of GitHub Actions, providing a detailed understanding of its capabilities, implementation, and best practices.

Comprehensive overview of GitHub Actions

GitHub Actions offers a wide range of benefits to enhance your software development workflow. Here is a closer look at what it brings to the table:

  • Automation: GitHub Actions automates repetitive tasks such as code building, testing, and deployment. It responds to events such...