Pleased to announce that my second book on Azure DevOps has hit the stands, this time around co-authored with fellow MVP & good friend Utkarsh Shigihalli… Go get your copy to unlock and fully leverage all that Azure DevOps server 2019 has to offer… Whether you are getting started with DevOps or are already implementing it, this book will help you accelerate your journey to DevOps…

This book is your one stop guide to learn how to effectively use all of these Azure DevOps services to go from zero to DevOps… In a problem/solution format this book will not only teach you the concepts but the practical implementation of Git, CI, CD, Feature Flags, Agile Planning, Continuous Testing, Testing in Production, Dependency management and extensibility of Azure DevOps…

In this book you’ll learn how to build high-quality scalable software targeting .NET, .NET core or Node.js applications. 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 KeyVault. 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.

As you work through the techniques provided in the book will you will be able to break down the invisible silos between your software development teams. This will help transform your software development team to an elite modern cross functional software development team.

What you will learn

  • 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 Pipeline
  • Automate testing by integrating Microsoft and open source testing frameworks
  • Extend Azure DevOps Server to a million developer ecosystem

Who this book is for

This book is for anyone looking to succeed with DevOps. The techniques in this book apply to all roles of the software development lifecycle including developers, testers, architects, configuration analysts, site reliability engineers and release managers. If you are a new user you’ll learn how to get started; if you are an experienced user you’ll learn how to launch your project into a modern and mature DevOps enabled software development team.

Table of Contents

  • Planning and Tracking Work
  • Source Control Management
  • Build and Release Agents
  • Continuous Integration and Build Automation
  • Continuous Testing
  • Continuous Deployments
  • Azure Artifacts and Dependency Management
  • Azure DevOps Extensions

Call for Action

AzureDevOps Server 2019 Cookbook

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About author
Tarun Arora
Tarun Arora
Tarun Arora is obsessed with high-quality working software, DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Agile. His core strengths are Azure, Azure DevOps, PowerShell, SQL and WPF. He is a Microsoft MVP in Visual Studio Development Tools and the author of 'DevOps & ALM with TFS 2015'.
We Are
  • onlyutkarsh
    Utkarsh Shigihalli
    Microsoft MVP, Technologist & DevOps Coach

  • arora_tarun
    Tarun Arora
    Microsoft MVP, Author & DevOps Coach at Avanade

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