Build your first Bicep deployment workflow by using GitHub Actions

Intermediate
DevOps Engineer
Developer
Administrator
Azure Resource Manager

Create an automated workflow in GitHub Actions that securely deploys resources to Azure from Bicep code. Configure your workflow to run on a schedule or when your configuration changes.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Automate Bicep deployments by using a workflow in GitHub Actions
  • Set up a GitHub secret to authenticate a workflow to Azure
  • Select an appropriate workflow trigger and set of tasks for a Bicep deployment

Prerequisites

You should be familiar with using:

  • Bicep, including creating and deploying basic files.
  • Azure, including the Azure portal, subscriptions, resource groups, and resources.
  • Basic Git commands, including cloning, committing files, and pushing changes to GitHub.

To work through the exercises in the module, you'll need an Azure account, with the ability to create resource groups, Azure Active Directory applications, and service principals.

You'll also need the following installed locally: