IL - Introduction to Azure DevOps

Course Overview

In this hands-on course, students are introduced to building software using Azure DevOps. This course is ideal for developers, testers, and project managers that are moving to Azure DevOps for tracking and delivery of software in Azure. Topics will include using Azure Repos for source control, Azure Boards for task management, Azure Pipelines for builds and release management, Azure Test Plans for continuous testing and defect reporting and finally they will learn about artifact management and versioning.

Course Details
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Level: 300

Who this course is designed for
  • Developers
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Test Professionals
  • Project Managers

  • Introduction to Azure DevOps
  • Introduction to Azure Repos
  • Introduction to Azure Boards
  • Introduction to Azure Pipelines
  • Introduction to Azure Test Plans
  • Introduction to Azure Artifacts
  • Previous experience with scripting languages like PowerShell or Bash is suggested.
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Azure is required.


MODULE 1: Introduction to Azure DevOps

In this module, students will learn the capabilities of  Azure DevOps and be introduced to core concepts of the service such as creating projects, setting up users and permissions, as well as the different account types supported with Azure DevOps.

MODULE 2: Introduction to Azure Repos

In this module, students will learn the need for need version control. Then, we’ll talk about the two types of version control that are available in Azure DevOps, distributed and centralized. Then we’ll talk a little about the differences between Git and Team Foundation Version Control.
Finally, we’ll focus in on Git and talk about some Git basics, branching, and performing code review using pull requests.

MODULE 3: Introduction to Azure Boards

In this module, students will learn how to do project management with Azure Boards. Along the way, while we’re learning how to do project management with Azure DevOps, we’re going to discuss what is a ”work item”, we’ll talk about backlog management, epics and features and sprints and we’re going to do a bunch of demos along the way.

MODULE 4: Introduction to Azure Pipelines

In this module, students will learn about why automated builds and why automated releases? Then, we’re going to cover building out pipelines, and then learning how to create releases and deployments.

MODULE 5: Introduction to Azure Test Plans

In this module, students will learn about the current state of testing in the industry and how Azure DevOps Test Plans improve the situation with test case management and defect tracking.

MODULE 6: Introduction to Azure Artifacts

In this final module, students will learn how to handle package management and versioning with artifacts in Azure DevOps.

Training Options

Dedicated Delivery

This course can be delivered dedicated to your team either virtually or onsite. A dedicated delivery allows deeper discussion with your team and our instructor on projects and workloads that are specific to your environment.

Customized Delivery

This course can be customized by adding or removing topics, going deeper on specific topics, or by customizing the delivery schedule to make it easier for your team to attend the training.

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