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Announcing a brand new course from the LearnLab @MicroWarehouse, “Introduction to Azure DevOps Fundamentals” with Henry Been. Henry is is an independent architect and developer from The Netherlands and a past MWH CloudCamp speaker. As a Microsoft ALM | DevOps Ranger, he works with development teams to create great software. Henry has been working closely with MicroWarehouse to develop this course exclusively for the MWH LearnLab to provide a solid foundation to our Irish partners.


The DevOps tool suite help you deliver applications and services  in a reliable, automated, secure and compliant way. Azure DevOps Services, formerly known as Visual Studio Team Services, provides development collaboration tools including high-performance pipelines, free private Git repositories, configurable Kanban boards, and extensive automated and continuous testing capabilities. With Azure DevOps you provide value to your customers faster—in the form of new and innovative products, or enhancements to existing ones.

 

Event Schedule

Day 1:

  • 08.30 – 09.00 Walk in
  • 09.00 – 09.30 Introductions: Trainer & groupmembers
  • 09.30 – 10.30 General introduction into the product, positioning, usage, project layout
  • 10.30 – 11.30 Presentation: Work Items, including a demo where the rest of the course is managed via a board (we all need our gimmicks)
  • 11.30 – 12.30 Hands-on: creating an organization, team projects, teams, playing with backlogs, boards, managing them, creating sprints
  • 12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
  • 13.30 – 14.30 Hands-on: Continued, with room for an after-lunch dip & easing and a free form round of questions
  • 14.30 – 15.00 Presentation: Azure Repo’s
  • 15.00 – 16.30 Hands-on: Managing repositories, branch policies, etc, working with Git (for those that know Git: Migrating from TFVC to Git & doing a Git import)
  • 16.30 – 17.30 Whiteboarding, free form questions, leave when you want to

Day 2:

  • 08.30 – 09.00 Walk in
  • 09.00 – 09.30 Recap of yesterday, any questions that came to mind
  • 09.30 – 10.30 Presentation: Introduction of Build & Releases
  • 10.30 – 12.30 Hands-on: CI / CD of an App Service
  • 12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
  • 13.30 – 14.00 Presentation: Build & Release, more advanced: inline-tests, ring based deployments, integrating with other tools, variable groups
  • 14.00 – 15.00 Hands-on: Working more on build & release
  • 15.00 – 15.30 Presentation: Artifacts
  • 15.30 – 16.30 Hands-on: Working with NuGet packages (If not a dev: I would consider something with ARM templates instead)
  • 16.30 – 17.30 Whiteboarding, free form questions, leave when you want to

Agenda