In the previous chapter, we looked at how both the browser and Visual Studio assist us in developing our ASP.NET Core applications. As we saw, great tools and IDEs help us to build high-quality software.
In this chapter, we will look at how best practices in software development also contribute to building better software. Our example of best practices will be continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD).
We will cover the following topics in this chapter:
- An overview of CI/CD
- Introducing GitHub
- Building CI/CD using GitHub Actions
By the end of the chapter, you will have a good understanding of how CI/CD fits into the software delivery lifecycle (SDLC). You will learn the benefits of CI/CD, as well as what challenges are addressed by applying CI/CD. You will understand how GitHub provides support for building CI/CD workflows. You will also have a practical example of deploying an ASP.NET Core project using...