Because I'm lucky enough to have an awesome brother I got the gift of Raspberry Pi for christmas. These are the steps that I took to go from zero to fully functional pi running headless on my home network.
The nice folks over at GitHub (or the evil Microsoft empire, depending on your point of view) recently added me to the GitHub Actions beta. If you're unfamiliar with GitHub Actions it's their Continuous Integration (CI) & Continuous Deployment (CD) pipeline or to quote from the feature page: GitHub Actions makes it easy to automate all your software workflows, now with world-class CI/CD. Build, test, and deploy your code right