Introduction To GitHub Copilot

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This lesson equips you with the knowledge and skills to harness the power of GitHub Copilot, an AI-driven coding assistant. Tailored for software developers and accessible to a wide audience, this lesson covers Copilot's capabilities, practical applications, and assimilation into popular integrated development environments (IDEs). By the end of the lesson, you will be able to understand Copilot's advantages, limitations, and how it can transform the coding experience, making it a valuable tool for developers and the future of collaborative coding.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand GitHub Copilot and its capabilities.
  • Learn about its advantages and limitations of Copilot.

Intended Audience

  • Software developers looking to integrate an AI assistant into their development workflow.
  • DevOps engineers, data scientists, and information security professionals.


To get the most out of this lesson, you should have:

  • Basic programming knowledge.
  • Familiarity with integrated development environments (IDEs).
About the Author
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Ben Lambert is a software engineer and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps. When he’s not building software, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.

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