Continuing Education/Training

Microsoft Azure DevOps Immersion

A complimentary 3-day workshop provided by Microsoft and sponsored by DIR.


Microsoft Azure DevOps Immersion

Tue May 7 - Thu May 9, 2019 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Austin, Texas


A complimentary, hands-on workshop presented by Microsoft and sponsored by DIR as part of the Technology Today Series (TTS).


During this immersive training we will be delving deeply into Azure DevOps with a goal of teaching you, the developers in Texas modern code management techniques. The lab will covering such topics as Agile Project Management, Repo/Branch Management, CI/CD, Pipelines, Test Automation and more as we work collectively in groups to DevOps topics through hands on, instructor led demonstration. 

Day 1 Agenda:

  • Intro
  • Getting Started with DevOps
  • Break for Lunch
  • Agile Project Management
  • Repo's

Day 2 Agenda:

  • Introduction to Code Branching
  • Code Branching Strategies
  • Continuous Integration
  • Break for Lunch
  • Continuous Deployment

Day 3 Agenda:

  • Test Automation
  • Break for Lunch
  • Dashboarding
  • Question/Answer Office Hours

What you will get from this workshop:

Participants will get the skills required to understand how to build their own Azure DevOps organizations and projects as well as a view towards modern development practices.

Who should attend this session?

This event is focused on Application Developers.  The demonstrations and labs require developer knowledge (coding/methodologies) and will teach the cloud techniques used in modern application development. 

What do attendees need to bring to the workshop- 

Attendees will need to bring their internet-enabled laptops to this immersion lab.  Additionally attendees would also need to either bring their MSDN subscription or sign up for a trial Azure account (NOTE: The trial Azure account will require a credit card to validate the identity of the person requesting it, if this is an issue please contact Justin and Joel before April 22nd).

Note: always follow rules and policies of your IT department.

About the technology being discussed:

We will be following the labs and deep dives in the Azure DevOps Labs site:  

DIR will award continuing education credit for the morning session.




Public-sector IT professionals and network administrators.


Microsoft Austin Office10900 Stone lake Blvd, Building B, Austin, TX 78759


Register for a seat in this workshop.

Seating is limited in this one-time opportunity. So please return to the enrollment form and cancel should your  plans change.

Additional Information

  • This free workshop is hosted by Microsoft.
  • Coffee/beverages provided. Lunch is on-your-own.
  • The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) serves as an educational sponsor and will award continuing education credit.
  • For technical questions about content, files, or laptop configuration - email Justin Roan of Microsoft.
  • For general questions about the event or continuing education credit - email Joy Hall Bryant of DIR.

Date & Location

Date & Time

Tuesday May 7, 2019
Thursday May 9, 2019
9:00am - 4:00am CDT


Microsoft Austin Office
10900 Stone lake Blvd, Building B, Austin, TX 78759

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