Azure DevOps (AZ-400): Development Processes & Source Control

Video description

Welcome to Skylines Academy, where you will get a detailed introduction into Azure DevOps!
This course is for you in you want to:
• Get the best overview of Azure DevOps from one of the IT industry’s leading technologists
• Develop a skillset in Azure DevOps, which is becoming more and more sought after as organizations continue to automate processes for faster results
• Take the AZ-400 certification and are looking for a place to start

Course Description:
This course is based on a major section of the AZ-400 Certification from Microsoft: Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions, and includes important fundamental and in-depth lectures and demonstrations on how to start with Azure DevOps. As a foundation to learning all-things Azure DevOps, Author and Instructor Shannon Kuehn will lead you through this course and teach you the following:
1. The importance of source control and how to effectively manage and implement it:
o Source Control 101
o Git
o Source Control Systems
o Authentication to Git Repos
o Git Repo Organization
2. An overview of Azure DevOps to get you up-to-speed with the service:
o Setting up Azure DevOps with Demo Generator
o Azure Repos
o In-depth demos on Git Credential Manager, Version Control with Azure Repos, Importing/Cloning/Forking/Branching, and Pull Requests
o Azure Pipelines
o Jenkins and Azure Pipelines Integration
3. Analyze and Integrate Multi-Stage Files, including:
o Deploying Multi-Container Application to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
4. Understanding Parallel Jobs, Build Agents, and Private Agents
5. Implementing Security for Software Configuration:
o Secrets and Certificates
o Demonstration on Azure Key Vault and Azure Pipelines
6. Mobile DevOps & Visual Studio App Center
o Mobile Target Devices and Distribution Groups
o Public/Private Distribution Groups
o Target UI Test Device Sets
o Tester Devices for Deployment

Using the Skylines Academy approach, lectures will educate you on the fundamental terms and principles of Azure DevOps, and demos will enable you with a hands-on experience using scenarios to empower you in the real world.

The Skylines Academy AZ-400 Course Series
This AZ-400 Azure DevOps Development Processes & Source Control is part of a series of courses which will cover the entirety of the AZ-400 Skills Measured document by Microsoft. This course is also an excellent stand-alone knowledge option for those looking to amplify their skills in Source Control without studying for the AZ-400 exam. The AZ-400 courses are anticipated to be released through November 2020 in the following order:
1. Development Processes & Source Control (this course) – July 2020
2. Continuous Integration – Coming soon
3. Continuous Delivery & Release Management – Coming soon
4. DevOps Instrumentation – Coming soon
So why take this AZ-400 course from Skylines Academy?
Our students love us and so does our community (and we love them too!); according to student reviews, Skylines Academy courses have an overall 4.77 rating across all courses!

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• You’ll need to spin up a free Azure account for a more hands-on experience
• We recommend you take the AZ-103 or AZ-104 course and exam to form foundational knowledge of the Azure platform
• Previous knowledge of DevOps and/or other Microsoft Azure services such as compute, network, and storage is a must.
• Drive to learn about cloud and Azure DevOps!

Welcome to the Skylines Academy Azure DevOps course: Development Processes & Source Control! We’re happy you’re joining us!

Table of contents

  1. 0. Course Introduction
    1. Introduction to Course 00:05:32
  2. 1. Source Control
    1. Lecture: Source Control 00:09:26
    2. Demo: Installing Git 00:05:05
    3. Lecture: Types of Source Control Systems 00:06:52
    4. Demo: Working with Distributed Source Control Locally (Git) 00:09:42
    5. Lecture: Authentication to Git Repos 00:00:36
    6. Lecture: Branching Strategies 00:03:47
    7. Lecture: Organizing Git Repos 00:02:19
  3. 2. Azure DevOps Overview
    1. Lecture: Overview of Azure DevOps 00:05:44
    2. Demo: Setting up Azure DevOps Demo Generator 00:01:37
    3. Lecture: Azure Repos 00:01:19
    4. Demo: Git Credential Manager, Version Control w/ Azure Repos, & Importing/Cloning/Forking/Branching/Pull Requests 00:18:53
    5. Lecture: Azure Pipelines 00:08:16
    6. Demo: Integrate Jenkins with Azure Pipelines 00:08:16
    7. Demo: CICD Pipelines AZ DevOps Project 00:28:44
  4. 3. Analyze and Integrate Multi-Stage Files
    1. Lecture: Analyze and Integrate Multi-Stage Files 00:07:48
    2. Demo: Deploying a Multi-Container Application to AKS 00:28:05
  5. 4. Parallel Jobs, Build Agents, and Private Agents
    1. Lecture: Parallel Jobs 00:05:54
    2. Lecture: Build Agents 00:05:29
    3. Lecture: Private Agents 00:07:20
  6. 5. Security for Software Configuration
    1. Lecture: Security for Software Configuration 00:01:31
    2. Lecture: Manage Secrets & Certificates 00:03:30
    3. Demo: Azure Key Vault and Azure Pipelines 00:13:14
  7. 6. Mobile DevOps & Visual Studio App Center
    1. Lecture: Mobile DevOps 00:06:26
    2. Lecture: Visual Studio App Center 00:03:56
    3. Lecture: Manage Mobile Target Device Sets & Distribution Groups 00:02:18
    4. Lecture: Public/Private Distribution Groups 00:03:17
    5. Lecture: Manage Target UI Test Device Sets 00:00:42
    6. Lecture: Provision Tester Devices for Deployment 00:00:22

Product information

  • Title: Azure DevOps (AZ-400): Development Processes & Source Control
  • Author(s): Skylines Academy, Shannon Kuehn
  • Release date: July 2020
  • Publisher(s): Skylines Academy, LLC
  • ISBN: None