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Demystifying GitHub Apps: Using GitHub Apps to Replace Service Accounts

Overview In GitHub Actions, the GitHub Token works very well and is convenient for automation tasks that require authentication, but its scope is limited. The GitHub Token is only going to allow u...

Miscellaneous GitHub API/GraphQL/CLI Automation Scripts

Overview I have a large Postman workspace for all my API calls, but it’s sometimes hard to share an example of an API or script with someone. Thus, I decided to create a repo that consolidates my ...

Programmatically Download a Package Binary from GitHub Packages

Overview We had a team that wanted to push to GitHub packages, which is relatively easily enough to do and is well documented. However, they had a subsequent job that was building a Docker image w...

Migrate SVN to Git

Overview Let’s face it: Subversion had its time in the sun, but Git is the more modern source control system. If you want to use GitHub and take advantage of all the collaboration and security fea...

Connecting Azure Boards Github App to Multiple Azure DevOps Orgs

Overview We all probably know by now that there is some pretty solid first-party support for linking GitHub to Azure DevOps, specifically, Azure Boards, with the Azure Boards GitHub app. Assuming ...

GitHub Advanced Security Feature Comparison

Overview GitHub Advanced Security (GHAS) is an addon for those on GitHub Enterprise. While it costs extra, the code scanning, secret scanning, and the dependency review feature set is quite impres...

Powerlevel10k Zsh Theme in GitHub Codespaces

Overview Hello 👋 ! This is my first post since joining the GitHub FastTrack team last week. I’m still learning a lot of information as well as tips and tricks from other Hubbers. One of the things...

Working Azure DevOps Pipeline Caching for Angular CI

Overview I’ve tried several times to implement the Pipeline Cache task using Microsoft’s documentation, but have failed every time. I seemed to configure everything like the documentation indicate...

Azure Front Door Standard/Premium - Tips, Tricks, and Lessons Learned

Update Since writing this article, Azure Front Door Standard/Premium has been released to GA (on March 29, 2022). You can read more about it here: Introducing the new Azure Front Door: Reimagined ...

Azure DevOps: Migrate Work Items to New Organization / Project

Overview If you have used Azure DevOps for a long time, you probably have asked / been asked if you can just simply move work items in one project to another. Maybe there was a company re-org, or ...