End-to-end DevOps with GitHub

GitHub is more than just a place to keep your code. GitHub offers features that cover your whole DevOps lifecycle from idea all the way into production.

  • Oct 9
    Hilton Sydney
    2 days
    23:00 - 07:00 UTC
    Damian Brady
    1 790 AUD
  • This course will also be held at NDC Oslo 2022

This hands-on workshop will take you through an end-to-end software lifecycle, starting with GitHub Issues and Projects for planning, GitHub Codespaces for a super efficient inner loop of development, and GitHub Actions to take your applications into production.

You will learn

  • How to effectively plan and track your work using GitHub Issues
  • How to manage your projects within and across repositories in your organisation
  • The free and paid options for coding in the cloud, including the web editor and GitHub Codespaces
  • How to use GitHub Actions for CI/CD
  • How and when to use GitHub Actions for non-CI/CD automation
  • Techniques and strategies for safe and effective software engineering using GitHub tooling
  • Techniques for effective collaboration in remote teams


  • Planning and Tracking with GitHub Issues
    • Introduction to Issues
    • Basic features
    • Task Lists and cross-references
    • GitHub Projects
      • Getting started
      • Customising
      • Automation
  • The Inner Loop with Codespaces
    • The web editor
      • Features and limitations
      • Context and PRs
    • Codespaces
      • Getting started
      • Customising your codespace
      • Settings and secrets
  • Automation with Actions
    • Introduction to Actions
    • Syntax and capabilities
    • Workflow structures and strategies
    • Environments and approvals
    • Non-CI/CD automation

Who should attend

Software engineers, team leads, and DevOps specialists, regardless of their level of GitHub adoption.

Computer setup spec

Any laptop with a keyboard and a browser.

In fact, you could probably get by with a tablet - it's a new world!

Damian Brady
Senior Developer Advocate at GitHub

Damian is a Developer Advocate at GitHub and loves all things DevOps.

Formerly a Cloud Advocate at Microsoft for 4 years, and prior to that a dev at Octopus Deploy (https://octopus.com) and a Microsoft MVP, Damian has a 20+ year background in software development and consulting in a broad range of industries.
Damian regularly speak sat conferences, User Groups, and other events around the world.

Most of the time you'll find Damian talking to developers, IT Pros, and data scientists to help them get the most out of their DevOps and MLOps strategies.

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