DevOps has become a major topic for developers, testers, project managers and many others involved in building software products. Microsoft has introduced Azure DevOps as their tool for implementing DevOps practices.
This book is intended to provide the reader a step-by-step, easy to follow guide to learn how Azure DevOps works in a real world project using detailed samples and visual guidance through screenshots. Therefore, the approach taken in this book is very simple
and allows even beginners to follow along and get a good understanding on Azure DevOps.
Rather than explaining detailed technical information, this book mainly focuses on the practical aspect of how someone new to Azure DevOps can easily get started with it.
Therefore, you will see theoretical explanations only when needed to explain a certain scenario.
The main focus is to complete a specific task using Azure DevOps.
Following areas are discussed in this edition of the book.
Azure DevOps organization and settings
Creating a project and its settings
Azure Boards explained using Basic work item process
Azure Repos explained using a simple node application
Automate the build, test and deployment process using CI/CD pipelines
Who this book is intended for?
This book will be a useful handbook for developers, project managers, release managers, stakeholders, testers who are beginners to Azure DevOps and are not interested in reading detailed technical descriptions but rather would like to learn things by doing. Even advanced users of Azure DevOps can benefit from this book.