CI/CD with GitHub


Course Number: GIT-108

Duration: 1 day (6.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

GitHub Training Overview

This CI/CD with GitHub training course teaches teams how to implement continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines leveraging Git and GitHub. Attendees get extensive hands-on exposure to GitHub Actions, building CI/CD pipelines from scratch while learning best practices.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Programming courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

All students will:

  • Describe what CI/CD is and why it is beneficial
  • Create custom CI/CD workflows using GitHub Actions
  • Understand the benefits of managing infrastructure as code
  • Gain a good understanding of how to integrate external systems into GitHub
  • Know best practices when implementing CI/CD pipelines
  • Get exposure to containerization and creating images

Prerequisites

  • Experience with Git (students should be comfortable working with Git from the command-line, leveraging branches, merging, pushing, pulling and opening merge/pull requests via a remote GitLab, GitHub, etc.).
  • Experience with the command-line or DOS command prompt.
  • Experience with Docker and the concepts of containerization is beneficial but not required.

Outline

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Introduction to GitHub
  • Overview of features
  • How GitHub fits into the SDLC
  • Comparison to other platforms
Introduction to CI/CD
  • What is CI/CD
  • The typical CI/CD workflow in GitHub
  • Benefits of CI/CD and best practices
Defining a typical GitHub Workflow with Actions
  • Test
  • Build
  • Deploy
Running within your own infrastructure
  • Intro to Runners
  • When might you use a runner?
  • Hosted, Self-hosted and local runners
  • Advanced Runner Options
Advanced Workflows
  • Triggering workflows and actions
  • Composite Actions
  • DRY / publishing and/or sharing frequently used actions
  • Leveraging Docker and JavaScript within Actions
  • Managing usage restrictions/limits
Environment Variables and Permissioning
  • Defining shared variables
  • Keeping secrets safe
  • Permissions and Job Policies
  • Best practices
Artifacts & Dependencies
  • Creating and leverage artifacts from your actions
  • Managing artifacts / storage
  • Managing artifact dependencies between actions
Deployments Strategies
  • Push vs Pull based deployments
  • Building and leveraging container images
  • Using a container registry
Advanced Pipeline Actions
  • Security Scanning
  • License Audits
  • Scheduled Jobs
Migrating from your existing CI system (Optional - topic is customized based on team needs) 
  • CircleCI
  • Jenkins
  • Travic
  • GitLab / BitBucket
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All Git training attendees receive comprehensive course materials.

Software Requirements:

  • Git 2.x or later
  • Internet access for all attendees and the instructor


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