Cloud Drops - How does Git work behind the scenes?

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Cloud Drops - How does Git work behind the scenes?

Have you ever wondered how Git works behind the scenes? We’ll go ahead, initialise an empty folder as a Git repository and explore the .Git folder that is created.

DevOps Git Command-Line

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Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Mar 24, 2021

Cloud Drops - Introducing and Setting up Git LFS (Large File Storage)

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Cloud Drops - Introducing and Setting up Git LFS (Large File Storage)

Have you ever considered storing large binary files in your Git repositories? There are times where you may want to do this, e.g. for my podcast cloudwithchris.com to store my podcast files. Git LFS is an extension to Git which replaces large files with text pointers inside Git. Listen in to find …

DevOps Git Command-Line

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Chris Reddington Published on Tue, Mar 23, 2021

31 - Deploying to Azure through Terraform Cloud

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31 - Deploying to Azure through Terraform Cloud

You may have heard of Terraform, but are you aware of Terraform Cloud or Terraform Enterprise? In this session, Chris will give a rundown of how he has used Terraform Cloud as the underlying engine to deploy some of his own projects onto Azure. Prepare to get meta as we even look how Terraform can …

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Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Mar 19, 2021

How GitHub can help in planning, building and deploying a Podcast/Blog site

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How GitHub can help in planning, building and deploying a Podcast/Blog site

Chris is the producer and host of his podcast CloudWithChris.com. He uses GitHub to version control the website’s source code, GitHub Actions to build and deploy the website to Azure and other clouds, and GitHub Issues/Boards to plan the episode backlog. In this session, we’ll explore …

DevOps GitHub Deployment GitHub Actions Static Content

Chris Reddington Occured on Thu, Mar 18, 2021

Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 4

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Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 4

Part 4 - The final part (at least for now, until I find somewhere else that we can expand on with this)! This part will focus on porting the keys that we have recently generated onto our YubiKey device. I own a YubiKey NEO, so I’ll be using that.

Note: Be aware that the YubiKey NEO has a …

Technology DevOps Git Security

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Mar 17, 2021

Cloud Drops - Introduction to GitHub Codespaces

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Cloud Drops - Introduction to GitHub Codespaces

Have you ever had to setup a development environment from scratch? You have to install a ton of dependencies, probably a few tools along the way as well. It’s not fun, it takes a lot of time and it prevents you from being productive. This is where GitHub Codespaces comes in.

DevOps GitHub

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Chris Reddington Published on Tue, Mar 16, 2021

Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 3

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Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 3

Okay, part 3! At this point, I’m assuming that you have already familiarised yourself with part 1 and part 2 of the series. As a quick recap, part 1 focused on why we would consider using GPG Keys in general. Part 2 focused on how to generate GPG keys along with some recommended practices on …

Technology DevOps Git Security

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Mar 10, 2021

How GitHub Actions can help in building and deploying a static website and more

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How GitHub Actions can help in building and deploying a static website and more

Chris is a Senior Azure Engineer at Microsoft. He’ll explore how GitHub Actions can be used to deploy your own static websites (or other apps!) to Azure.

DevOps GitHub Deployment GitHub Actions Static Content

Chris Reddington Occured on Sat, Mar 6, 2021

Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 2

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Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 2

Hopefully by now you’ve had a chance to read part 1 of this series, which explains why you may be interested in using GPG keys to sign your commits. Congratulations on getting to the second part! In part two, we’re going to focus on how I worked through setting up GPG in my Windows …

Technology DevOps Git Security

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Mar 3, 2021

Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 1

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Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 1

For a while now, I’ve been using GPG Keys to sign my Git Commits to prove that my commits on GitHub are genuine and from me. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been inspired by a couple of colleagues (Kudos to Adrian and Julie if you’re reading this) to dig out my YubiKey and use these …

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Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Feb 24, 2021