Azure DevOps Server 2019 Cookbook - Second Edition

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  • Set up a team project for an Agile delivery team, importing requirements from Excel
  • Plan, track, and monitor progress using self-updating boards, Sprint, and Kanban boards
  • Unlock the features of Git by using branch policies, Git pull requests, forks, and Git hooks
  • Build and release .NET Core, SQL and Node.js applications using Azure Pipelines
  • Automate testing by integrating Microsoft and open source testing frameworks
  • Extend Azure DevOps Server to a million developer ecosystem

Azure DevOps Server, previously known as Team Foundation Server (TFS), is a comprehensive on-premise DevOps toolset with a rich ecosystem of open source plugins. This book will help you learn how to effectively use the different Azure DevOps services.

You will start by building high-quality scalable software targeting .NET, .NET Core or Node.js applications. Next, you will learn techniques that will help you to set up end-to-end traceability of your code changes, from design through to release. Whether you are deploying software on-premise or in the cloud in App Service, Functions, or Azure VMs, this book will help you learn release management techniques to reduce release failures. Next, you will be able to secure application configuration by using Azure Key Vault. You will also learn how to create and release extensions to the Azure DevOps marketplace and reach million developer ecosystem for feedback. The working extension samples will allow you to iterate changes in your extensions easily and release updates to the marketplace quickly.

By the end of this book, techniques provided in the book will help you break down the invisible silos between your software development teams. This will transform you from being a good software development team to an elite and modern cross-functional software development team.

  • Learn to improve code quality using pull requests, branch policies, Git hooks and Git branching design
  • Accelerate the deployment of high-quality software by automating build and releases using CI/CD pipelines
  • Explore tried and tested techniques to automate database deployments, and App Service and Function deployments in Azure
Page Count 456
Course Length 13 hours 40 minutes
ISBN 9781788839259
Date Of Publication 3 May 2019