Agile + DevOps East 2023 Concurrent Session : CI/CD with Github Actions

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Thursday, November 9, 2023 - 10:15am to 11:15am

CI/CD with Github Actions

In this session, attendees will learn about building, testing, and deploying applications using Github Actions. We will explore diverse ways to trigger builds and test different types of applications. After this session, you'll be able to build, test, and deploy your software from GitHub using GitHub Actions. You will understand GitHub Actions Runners; YAML workflow syntax including workflow triggers, variables, job dependencies, conditionals, matrix builds, outputs; environments; secrets; and deployments including container registries & Azure. By the end of this session, attendees will have a solid foundation in using GitHub Actions for building, testing, and deploying your applications.


Chris Ayers is a Senior Customer Engineer on the Fast Track for Azure team at Microsoft. He is a Co-Lead for the DevOps Category inside the Fast Track Team. Previously, Chris lead an Azure Practice and a DevOps Practice, and was a Consultant and Architect. He has a focus in modern applications, containers, security, and DevOps. In his free time, Chris is a father, an international speaker, an avid reader, a gamer, and all around nerd.