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Deploying to Azure with GitHub Actions

Learn how to get started with GitHub Actions and Azure

On-Demand / 89 minutes


Learn how to get started with GitHub Actions and deploy web apps and containers to Azure App Service.

Course Instructor: Mike Pfeiffer

Mike Pfeiffer is a twenty-year tech industry veteran who’s worked for some of the largest technology companies in the world including Microsoft and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Mike is a published author, international conference speaker, Microsoft Azure MVP, and host of the podcast.

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Course Outline

Lecture 1: Intro to GitHub Actions

GitHub Actions helps you automate your software development workflows from within GitHub. In this lecture you'll learn how to deploy workflows in the same place where you store code and collaborate on pull requests and issues.

Project 1: Deploying to Azure App Service with GitHub Actions

In GitHub Actions, a workflow is an automated process that you set up in your GitHub repository. In this project you'll learn how to build, test, package, release, or deploy any project on GitHub with a workflow.

Project 2: Build and Deploy Containerized Apps with GitHub Actions

GitHub Actions gives you the flexibility to build an automated software development workflow. In this project you'll use the Azure Web Deploy action to automate your workflow to deploy custom containers to App Service using GitHub Actions.

Project 3: Implementing GitHub Code and Secret Scanning

Build and deploy your apps securely without slowing down innovation. Automated security always works for you by scanning code as it's created. In this project you'll learn how to implementing GitHub Code and Secret Scanning.

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Both trainings were a great experience! Mike gathered some big names in the industry to speak on their specialties, I was truly honored to be able to learn from them.
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What the prerequisites for this course?

We recommend that you have basic sysadmin skills, along with a high-level understanding of software development. You do not need to be a programmer to succeed in this course.

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CloudSkills is for anyone looking to build the technical and soft-skills required to succeed in the tech industry today. We welcome everyone, regardless if you come from an "ops" or "dev" background, or even if you're switching careers.

Do I need access to public cloud platforms?

We are big believers in hands-on practice, however, having immediate access to a public cloud platform is not a requirement for this course. Sit back and watch, and feel free to follow along if you'd like.

How long will I have access to the course?

You will have full access to the recordings with your purchase. You watch videos, follow our proven step-by-step process, get results.

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