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Boost Your Productivity with ChatGPT - A Tutorial for DevOps/Cloud

If you’re an IT professional or a student, you must have come across the term *ChatGPT * at least once in the past few months. ChatGPT is an AI-based tool that allows users to have conversations and answer queries similar to that of a human being. The goal is to make it easier for people to communicate with computers and access information effortlessly. With its rising popularity, ChatGPT has become a vital tool in the field of DevOps and Cloud computing. In this tutorial, we will discuss how ChatGPT can help boost your productivity exponentially.

To get started, sign up for the free version of ChatGPT. The user-friendly interface is similar to that of a phone’s messaging application.

Simply visit the URL : aand signup using your email account. Once logged in, it will look something like below:

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you can ask ChatGPT to generate prompts, and it will provide you with a list of results. For example, if you’re a beginner in DevOps, you can ask ChatGPT to provide you with sample web applications that you could use in your CI/CD project.

As soon as you hit enter, it will generate the results similar to below:

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If you’re a beginner and looking for more ideas, you can ask ChatGPT to generate more ideas by entering the prompt as below:

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If you think that this is not ideal for a beginner in programming, you can enter another prompt to generate ideas for a beginner in coding as below:

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Now that we have a lot of beginner friendly project ideas, let's pick one from the list and start working on that.For Instance, I have chosen : A simple calculator app.

You can prompt chatGPT to generate the code in any specific programming language or let it choose the language for you. Code generate by ChatGPT is not always 100% accurate but you can quickly fix that if you know code debugging a little bit. Below are the results:

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Once you have the code, you can prompt ChatGPT to dockerize the web application.

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It would have generated the dockerfile along with the steps to build the image and deploy the container.

Now you can take the usecase one step further and prompt ChatGPT to create a Jenkins CI CD pipeline using the above details.

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The same way, it has generate the pipeline code along with all the prerequisites steps and details of each line of the code. Pretty Neat Eh!

You can perform a lot more tasks such as:

  • Generating documentation
  • Adding comments in your code using prompt
  • convert code from one language to another
  • generate readme file for your application code
  • troubleshooting the issue by pasting errors as a prompt and the usecases are numerous.

If you're interested in improving your productivity using ChatGPT, be sure to check out the full tutorial for DevOps/Cloud on YouTube! 🎥👨‍💻

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