GitHub recently launched a GitHub Actions certification exam. And we just released a course on the YouTube channel that will prepare you to pass this exam. This course is ideal for developers, DevOps professionals, and anyone interested in automating software workflows using GitHub’s powerful CI/CD platform, GitHub Actions.

Andrew Brown from ExamPro created this course. He is an popular instructor who has created preparation courses for a bunch of different certification exams.

GitHub Actions makes it easy to automate all your software workflows with world-class CI/CD. Build, test, and deploy your code right from GitHub. This course will help you understand how your customers can use GitHub Actions to automate their software development workflows.

Course Overview

The course is structured into several detailed sections, each focusing on different aspects of GitHub Actions, from the basics to more advanced techniques. Here's what you can expect:

  • Introduction and Exam Breakdown: Start with a thorough introduction to the course and a detailed breakdown of the certification exam. This section sets the stage for what you'll learn and the competencies you'll develop.

  • GitHub Actions Basics: Dive into the fundamentals of GitHub Actions, including workflows, workflow components, and handling various types of events such as scheduled, manual, and webhook events. This section is crucial for building a solid foundation.

  • Runners and Commands: Learn about GitHub hosted and self-hosted runners, explore how to execute workflow commands, and engage in practical labs to apply your knowledge.

  • Advanced Workflows: Gain insights into more complex workflow configurations, managing encrypted secrets, setting environment variables, and scripting within workflows.

  • Publishing and Deployment: Discover how to use workflows to publish packages and deploy releases to different hosting environments, including Docker Hub and GitHub Container Registry.

  • Optimization and Management: Optimize your workflows through caching, manage service containers, and learn how to configure job matrices and workflow protections.

  • Advanced GitHub Actions: Deepen your expertise with advanced topics such as custom actions, reusing templates, and configuring enterprise-level self-hosted runners.

This free course covers all necessary content outlined by the official GitHub Actions certification. The course will help you:

  • Enhance Your Skills: Learn to automate tests, builds, and deployments to streamline your software development processes.

  • Gain Recognition: Prepare for and pass the GitHub Actions certification exam to add a valuable credential to your resume.

  • Contribute More Effectively: Implement efficient workflows in your projects or at your workplace, contributing to better team productivity and project success.

Watch the full course on the YouTube channel (3-hour watch).