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GitLab CI: Pipelines, CI/CD and DevOps for Beginners

52,425 Enrolled Students

Course Features

Partner
Level
intermediate
Start Date
Duration
1 year
Access
Full lifetime access
Certificate
Certificate of completion

GitLab CI: Pipelines, CI/CD and DevOps for Beginners

52,425 Enrolled Students

What you'll learn

  • What is a pipeline
  • What is Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) and Continuous Deployment (CD)
  • Automate your build, test & deployment with Gitlab CI
  • Learn industry "best practices" in building CI/CD pipelines
  • Demonstrate your understanding of building CI/CD pipelines to future employers
  • Automate your builds, tests, and deployments
  • Automatic deployments using AWS
  • Build pipelines with code quality checks, unit tests, API testing
  • Solve problems with hands-on assignments
  • Create Merge Requests and review code
  • Dynamic environments

Requirements

  • GitLab .com account (the free plan works very well)
  • Basic experience with Linux, Linux commands and using the terminal
  • Know how to work with Git (basics like configuring a repository locally, cloning, merge, commit, push)
  • Admin permissions that allow you to install additional tools (Node, npm, Docker, Virtualbox)
  • Optional: some basic experience with Docker will be a bonus

Description

This course is neither endorsed by, nor in partnership, nor affiliated with GitLab, Inc.

This course will teach you how to use Gitlab CI for your own projects. You will learn the basics of CI/CD and start building pipelines right from the first lecture.

Some highlights:

- have an overview of the Gitlab architecture

- create a simple pipeline

- learn the CI/CD practice by deploying a simple website

- use Docker images within Gitlab

- learn how to deploy a Java application to AWS, using AWS S3 and AWS Elastic Beanstalk.

This course will NOT make you a GitLab CI / DevOps expert

A lot of courses promise you will become an expert. Becoming an expert in any tool comes with time and hard work. It simply does not make sense to promise something like that. It will not be honest.

This is a course designed for beginners. Learning to build pipelines is a try-and-error process that can be very frustrating. You need to understand the tools you use and how GitLab can support your needs. In the end, GitLab is just a tool.

What I will try is to explain to you the basics and offer you enough practice opportunities so that you can apply what you learn easily in your own projects as well. I will show you how to build pipelines with Gitlab CI.

Who this course is for:

  • Software developers learning to build pipelines in order to test & deploy code
  • IT Professionals: Developers, Software Engineers, Application Architects, Infrastructure Architects, and Operations

Instructors

About the instructor

Valentin Despa

Agile Enterprise software developer with a strong background in computer science. I believe there is a better way of developing software by using Agile and Scrum.

I like being part of different communities and I am a Postman Supernova and AWS Community Builder.

I have been involved in many open-source projects, including being a member of the Joomla! CMS Bug Squad, Joomla! Stack Exchange moderator and TYPO3 CMS Security Team. As you can guess, I am a dedicated software developer and open source lover.

I decided to join Udemy because of my desire to share my know-how in specific areas.

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What you’ll learn

  • What is a pipeline
  • What is Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) and Continuous Deployment (CD)
  • Automate your build, test & deployment with Gitlab CI
  • Learn industry “best practices” in building CI/CD pipelines
  • Demonstrate your understanding of building CI/CD pipelines to future employers
  • Automate your builds, tests, and deployments
  • Automatic deployments using AWS
  • Build pipelines with code quality checks, unit tests, API testing
  • Solve problems with hands-on assignments
  • Create Merge Requests and review code
  • Dynamic environments

Requirements

  • GitLab .com account (the free plan works very well)
  • Basic experience with Linux, Linux commands and using the terminal
  • Know how to work with Git (basics like configuring a repository locally, cloning, merge, commit, push)
  • Admin permissions that allow you to install additional tools (Node, npm, Docker, Virtualbox)
  • Optional: some basic experience with Docker will be a bonus

Description

This course is neither endorsed by, nor in partnership, nor affiliated with GitLab, Inc.

This course will teach you how to use Gitlab CI for your own projects. You will learn the basics of CI/CD and start building pipelines right from the first lecture.

Some highlights:

– have an overview of the Gitlab architecture

– create a simple pipeline

– learn the CI/CD practice by deploying a simple website

– use Docker images within Gitlab

– learn how to deploy a Java application to AWS, using AWS S3 and AWS Elastic Beanstalk.

This course will NOT make you a GitLab CI / DevOps expert

A lot of courses promise you will become an expert. Becoming an expert in any tool comes with time and hard work. It simply does not make sense to promise something like that. It will not be honest.

This is a course designed for beginners. Learning to build pipelines is a try-and-error process that can be very frustrating. You need to understand the tools you use and how GitLab can support your needs. In the end, GitLab is just a tool.

What I will try is to explain to you the basics and offer you enough practice opportunities so that you can apply what you learn easily in your own projects as well. I will show you how to build pipelines with Gitlab CI.

Who this course is for:

  • Software developers learning to build pipelines in order to test & deploy code
  • IT Professionals: Developers, Software Engineers, Application Architects, Infrastructure Architects, and Operations