Cloud-Native DevOps, Workshops

CCF01 Workshop: Real World CI/CD with GitHub Actions - Beyond Basics


8:00am - 5:00pm

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Chris Ayers

Senior Customer Engineer


In the rapidly evolving world of software development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) stand as pillars of modern best practices. GitHub Actions has emerged as a powerful tool for automating these processes directly from your GitHub repository. This session aims to transcend beyond basic tutorials and dive into the sophisticated capabilities of GitHub Actions, offering insights into building, testing, and deploying applications with unparalleled efficiency.

Throughout this interactive session, we'll navigate through the intricacies of GitHub Actions, uncovering the potential of this automation powerhouse. You'll gain a deep understanding of advanced concepts and techniques, ensuring you can leverage GitHub Actions to its full extent for your projects. Here's what you'll learn:

  • Optimizing GitHub Actions Runners: Master the art of selecting and optimizing runners for faster builds and deployments.
  • Mastering YAML Workflow Syntax: From triggers to conditionals, learn to craft workflows that respond dynamically to the complexities of your project.
  • Leveraging Advanced Features: Dive into job dependencies, matrix builds, and outputs for sophisticated workflow design.
  • Securing with Environments and Secrets: Implement best practices for managing sensitive data and configuring secure deployment environments.
  • Dynamic Deployments: Explore advanced deployment strategies to container registries and Azure, ensuring your application is delivered efficiently to the right platforms.
  • Enhanced with real-world examples, this session will equip you with the skills to implement advanced CI/CD workflows that streamline your development process, improve code quality, and accelerate deployment cycles. Whether you're looking to refine your existing CI/CD practices or expand your GitHub Actions expertise, this talk will provide valuable insights and techniques that are immediately applicable.

    Join us to transform your GitHub repository into a CI/CD powerhouse, pushing the boundaries of what you thought possible with GitHub Actions.

    You will learn:

  • About GitHub Actions and workflows
  • About advanced features
  • About secure deployments