Maximizing The Value of GitHub Copilot

Intermediate
1m 42s
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This lesson provides advice on how to maximize the value of Github Copilot, a generative AI service which generates code suggestions for developers.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the connection between context and code quality
  • Explain the traits of effective context
  • Use Copilot to create quality code

Intended Audience

  • Software developers looking to increase the value of a Copilot-based development workflow
  • DevOps engineers, information security professionals, and others in roles revolving around code

Prerequisites

  • You’ll want to be familiar with at least one programming language
    • Python is used throughout this lesson. However, since the language itself is not the focus, knowing any programming language should be sufficient
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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.