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DevOps Unleashed with Git and GitHub

By : Yuki Hattori
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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

What this book covers

Chapter 1, DevOps and Developer Experience – Entering the World of Modern Development, introduces DevOps and developer experience, highlighting their significance in modern software development. It provides foundational knowledge about these concepts, tools such as Git and GitHub, and their role in enhancing development processes.

Chapter 2, Getting Started with Git, offers a practical introduction to Git, emphasizing both its basic usage and the communication aspects essential for team development. It covers file management, branching, and the principles of collaboration in a Git-enabled engineering environment.

Chapter 3, Advanced Git Usage for Team Collaboration, focuses on advanced collaboration techniques. This chapter teaches how to manage commit history, handle complex branches, and resolve merge conflicts. It underscores strategies for effective code base management to boost team productivity.

Chapter 4, Elevating Team Collaboration with GitHub, explores GitHub’s role in DevOps, going beyond its identity as a code hosting platform. It covers GitHub features crucial for teamwork and collaboration, transitioning from traditional systems to modern DevOps practices.

Chapter 5, Driving CI/CD with GitHub, is an in-depth exploration of GitHub Actions. This chapter covers its core concepts, workflow optimization, and advanced deployment strategies such as blue-green and canary deployments, as well as feature release strategies.

Chapter 6, Enriching DevOps Implementation, takes a comprehensive look at DevOps, discussing the importance of metrics, the integration of security practices (DevSecOps), and strategies for scaling collaboration within organizations.

Chapter 7, Accelerate Productivity with AI, focuses on AI in software development. This chapter delves into tools such as GitHub Copilot and best practices for coding with AI assistance, including effective prompt crafting and AI-friendly programming principles.

Chapter 8, Reflection and Conclusion, reflects on the transformations brought about by technologies such as Git, GitHub, DevOps, and AI in software development, and considers the future impact of AI on software engineering practices.