In this piece, we explore a technique for YAML pipeline modularization in Azure DevOps using YAML templates.

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Whether you are on a development team or working on a solo project, there are a few reasons why you might consider using templates for your Azure DevOps pipelines.

Organizing your pipeline into multiple file components in your version control system allows for ease of substitution & reuse of each job , stage or step.

In terms of team collaboration — templates allow for ease of code reviews for individual pipeline components, efficiency gains through modularity as your pipelines mature, and even better…


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Kyler Mintah

Customer Engineer @ Microsoft

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