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Mastering GitHub Actions
Mastering GitHub Actions

Mastering GitHub Actions: Advance your automation skills with the latest techniques for software integration and deployment

By Eric Chapman
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Mastering GitHub Actions

Part 1:Centralized Workflows to Assist with Governance

In this part, we provide a comprehensive introduction to the GitHub platform, covering account and organization setup. Furthermore, you’ll discover the benefits of GitHub Actions’ reusability, including strategies for centralizing workflow designs for organization-wide applications. We will also delve into GitHub Apps, highlighting their role in centralizing access management and federating workflow usage to tailor the user experience. Finally, we will examine starter workflows and their potential to expedite your team’s onboarding process, ensuring a quicker start to your projects.

This part has the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1, An Overview of GitHub and GitHub Actions
  • Chapter 2, Exploring Workflows
  • Chapter 3, Deep Dive into Reusable Workflows and Composite Actions
  • Chapter 4, Workflow Personalization Using GitHub Apps
  • Chapter 5, Using Starter Workflows in Your Team
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Key benefits

  • Master GitHub events to foster a self-service mindset
  • Elevate your GitHub Actions knowledge to a whole new level through real-world examples
  • Learn how to integrate with popular cloud-based products within your workflows
  • Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

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Navigating GitHub Actions often leaves developers grappling with inefficiencies and collaboration bottlenecks. Mastering GitHub Actions offers solutions to these challenges, ensuring smoother software development. With 16 extensive chapters, this book simplifies GitHub Actions, walking you through its vast capabilities, from team and enterprise features to organization defaults, self-hosted runners, and monitoring tools. You’ll learn how to craft reusable workflows, design bespoke templates, publish actions, incorporate external services, and introduce enhanced security measures. Through hands-on examples, you’ll gain best-practice insights for team-based GitHub Actions workflows and discover strategies for maximizing organization accounts. Whether you’re a software engineer or a DevOps guru, by the end of this book, you'll be adept at amplifying productivity and leveraging automation's might to refine your development process.

What you will learn

Explore GitHub Actions' features for team and business settings Create reusable workflows, templates, and standardized processes to reduce overhead Get to grips with CI/CD integrations, code quality tools, and communication Understand self-hosted runners for greater control of resources and settings Discover tools to optimize GitHub Actions and manage resources efficiently Work through examples to enhance projects, teamwork, and productivity

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Publication date : Mar 22, 2024
Length 490 pages
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Language : English
ISBN-13 : 9781805128625
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Length 490 pages
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Table of Contents

22 Chapters
Preface Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
1. Part 1:Centralized Workflows to Assist with Governance Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
2. Chapter 1: An Overview of GitHub and GitHub Actions Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
3. Chapter 2: Exploring Workflows Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
4. Chapter 3: Deep Dive into Reusable Workflows and Composite Actions Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
5. Chapter 4: Workflow Personalization Using GitHub Apps Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
6. Chapter 5: Utilizing Starter Workflows in Your Team Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
7. Part 2: Implementing Advanced Patterns within Actions Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
8. Chapter 6: Using HashiCorp Vault in GitHub Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
9. Chapter 7: Deploying to Azure Using OpenID Connect Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
10. Chapter 8: Working with Checks Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
11. Chapter 9: Annotating Code with Actions Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
12. Chapter 10: Advancing with Event-Driven Workflows Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
13. Chapter 11: Setting Up Self-Hosted Runners Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
14. Part 3: Best Practices, Patterns, Tricks, and Tips Toolkit Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
15. Chapter 12: The Crawler Pattern Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
16. Chapter 13: The Configuration Centralization Pattern Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
17. Chapter 14: Using Remote Workflows to Kickstart Your Products Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
18. Chapter 15: Housekeeping Tips for Your Organization Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
19. Chapter 16: Handy Workflows for Managing Your Software Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
20. Index Chevron down icon Chevron up icon
21. Other Books You May Enjoy Chevron down icon Chevron up icon

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