Create a build pipeline with Azure Pipelines

DevOps Engineer
Solution Architect
Azure DevOps
Azure Pipelines

Set up a continuous integration (CI) pipeline that automates the process of building your application.

Learning objectives

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

  • Create a build pipeline in Azure Pipelines
  • Map manual build steps to automated build tasks
  • Publish your builds so others can access them
  • Use templates to build multiple configurations (optional)


Required knowledge and skills:

  • Familiarity with forking and cloning a GitHub repo

Account requirements:

  • An Azure DevOps organization
    • To use Microsoft-hosted agents, your Azure DevOps organization must have access to Microsoft-hosted parallel jobs. Check your parallel jobs and request a free grant.
    • You can use GitHub Codespaces to complete the module, even if your Azure DevOps organization doesn't have any parallel jobs.
  • A GitHub account

Software requirements:

  • If using GitHub Codespaces to complete the module, there are no software requirements as all software is included in the Codespace
  • If using a local development environment with Microsoft-hosted agents, you must have the following software installed: