Agile Continuous Integration, Testing and Deployment (CI, Refactoring, GIT & More)

Explore Working with Agile CI, GIT, BitBucket, Confluence, Improving Code Quality through Refactoring & More


Introductory and Beyond

3 Days

Course Overview

Agile Continuous Integration, Testing and Deployment is a three-day, hands-on course that introduces developers to the concepts and skills necessary to work in today’s continuous deployment environment.  This course explores the ‘why and the how’ of Agile, CI, CT, and CD using Git, Bamboo, Bitbucket (Git), and Confluence.

This is an introductory and beyond level course, geared for experienced Test Engineers, Quality Assurance Engineers, and their management who have prior knowledge of basic testing practices.

Course Objectives

This skills-centric course is about 50% hands-on lab and 50% lecture, designed to train attendees in core testing skills, coupling the most current, effective techniques with the soundest industry practices.  Working in a hands-on learning environment, guided by our expert team, attendees will explore:

  • Agile Fundamentals
  • Agile Rationale and Concepts
  • The Agile Approach
  • Agile Iterative Development
  • Agile Architecting
  • Prioritizing and Planning
  • Building
  • Automated Testing
  • The ROI of TDD
  • Git Basics
  • Git Branching
  • Git Flow
  • Git in Continuous Deployment
  • Distributed Git
  • Working with Git Tools
  • Improving Code Quality Through Refactoring
  • Refactoring Design Patterns
  • Continuous Integration
  • Agile Migration Patterns
  • Coding Practices
  • Source Control
  • Pair Programming and Code Reviews

Need different skills or topics?  If your team requires different topics or tools, additional skills or custom approach, this course may be further adjusted to accommodate.  We offer additional Agile development, GIT, Refactoring, programming, testing tools, test automation, QA, services, security and other related topics that may be blended with this course for a track that best suits your needs. Our team will collaborate with you to understand your needs and will target the course to focus on your specific learning objectives and goals.

Course Prerequisites

This is an introductory and beyond level course, geared for experienced Test Engineers, Quality Assurance Engineers, and their management who have prior knowledge of basic testing practices.

Please see the Related Courses tab for specific Pre-Requisite courses, Related Courses that offer similar skills or topics, and next-step Learning Path recommendations.

Course Agenda

Please note that this list of topics is based on our standard course offering, evolved from typical industry uses and trends. We’ll work with you to tune this course and level of coverage to target the skills you need most.

Session: Agile Fundamentals

Lesson: Agile Rationale and Concepts

  • Reducing Risk Through Agility
  • The Discipline of Timeboxing
  • Incremental Delivery and Evaluation
  • Agile Method: Scrum

Lesson: The Agile Approach

  • Agile Software Development Manifesto
  • The Agile Principles
  • Identifying Features
  • Managing Features
  • Communication Dynamics

Lesson: Agile Iterative Development

  • Iterative Approaches
  • Phased Iterative Development
  • Iterating
  • Feasibility & Planning
  • Development
  • Adaptation & Deployment

Lesson: Agile Architecting

  • The Agile Mindset
  • SOLID Principles
  • Microservices
  • Versioning strategies for evolution
  • Evolving to Continuous Deployment

Lesson: Prioritizing and Planning

  • Features and Backlogs
  • Feature-Driven Development (FDD)  Process
  • Prioritizing Features
  • Release Planning
  • Assigning Features to Iterations

Lesson: Building

  • Typical Continuous Integration Process
  • CI Server
  • Automate Source Code Management
  • Automated Build Process
  • Automated Testing
  • Automated Deployment

Lesson: The ROI of TDD

  • The Process of TDD
  • Automation and Coverage
  • Working with Coverage Analysis

Session: Working with Git

Lesson: Git Basics

  • Introduction to Git
  • Git Repository
  • Recording Changes to the Repository
  • Viewing the Commit History
  • Undoing Things
  • Tagging

Lesson: Git Branching

  • Branching and Merging
  • Branch Management
  • Branching Workflows
  • Remote Branches
  • Rebasing

Lesson: Git Flow

  • Branching Models
  • Git Flow Branching Model
  • Installing git-flow
  • Using git-flow subcommands

Lesson: Git in Continuous Deployment

  • The ROI of Continuous Deployment
  • CD Strategies
  • Git Flow in CD
  • Branching and Merging in Git Flow with CD

Lesson: Distributed Git

  • Distributed Workflows
  • Contributing to a Project
  • Maintaining a Project

Lesson: Git Tools

  • Revision Selection
  • Interactive Staging
  • Rewriting History
  • Debugging with Git (bisect)
  • Submodules
  • Subtree Merging

Session: Improving Code Quality Through Refactoring

Lesson: Refactoring

  • Refactoring and Testing
  • Suggested Refactoring
  • The Impact of Refactoring

Lesson: Advanced Refactoring

  • Code That Feels Wrong
  • Refactoring to Design Patterns
  • Abstract Factory Design Patterns
  • Adapter Design Patterns
  • Strategy Design Patterns

Lesson: Continuous Integration

  • Typical Continuous Integration Process
  • CI Server
  • Automate Source Code Management
  • Automate Build Process
  • Automate Testing
  • Automate Deployment

Lesson: The Bottom Line

  • Agile Migration Patterns
  • Extending the Migration
  • Coding Practices
  • Source Control
  • Pair Programming and Code Reviews
  • Continuous Integration
  • Legacy Code

Course Materials

Course Materials: Each student will receive a Student Guide with course notes, code samples, software tutorials, step-by-step written lab instructions, diagrams and related reference materials and links (as applicable). Students will also receive the project files (or code, if applicable) and solutions required for the hands-on work.

Lab Setup Made Simple.   All course labs and solutions, data sets, Tableau course software (limited version, for course use only), detailed courseware, lab guides and resources (as applicable) are provided for attendees in our easy access, no installation required, remote lab environment for the duration of the course. Our tech team will help set up, test and verify lab access for each attendee prior to the course start date, ensuring a smooth start to class and successful hands-on course experience for all participants. 

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