16 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Opscode

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By Nathan Smith of Chef Blog 12 days ago.
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In our transition from being Opscode to being Chef, we've been conservative about changes we make in the interest of our users and the important jobs they have to do. New certificates that can be used with *. getchef.com have not yet been rolled out to these particular load balancers because we did not want to cause any unnecessary problems for anybody during this transition.

When leading the effort to get Chef Manage deployed, I did not do sufficient research and testing to become …

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By Julian Dunn of Chef Blog 1 month ago.
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This post originally appeared on Julian Dunn's blog .

I started my job at Opscode Chef a little over a year ago, on March 4, 2013. I admit that job-wise, I have a short attention span. Usually by this point in a technology job, I'm getting antsy and bored, but not at Chef. I love working here and I routinely describe it as the best job I've ever had in IT, which probably shocks anyone who's ever known me. On my one-year anniversary, I thought I'd take a little bit of time to unpack why I keep saying that.

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On Programblings 5 months ago.
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…familiar to fans of Thor , but in our case, option is a feature provided by Opscode's mixlib-cli gem . You can go see there to see all of the documentation for option .

The instance method config is also created by mixlib-cli. It returns a hash of all resolved CLI parameters (manually specified value or default and so on). Config being an instance method, it's available inside run or in any other method you care to define, without needing to pass around …

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On Scout ~ The Blog 10 months ago.
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Opscode uses Omnibus as the default install method for Chef . Installing Chef is a one-liner vs. fetching dozens of Ruby dependencies on your own: $ curl -L https://www.opscode.com/chef/install.sh | sudo bash

The shell script detects your platform, fetches the appropriate package, and installs Chef and all of its dependencies (like Ruby). Magic?

Lets build an embedded Ruby gem executable

I'm going to step through the process of building a package for a Ruby …

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By nickhammond of Nick Hammond 11 months ago.
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…be using, web server you'll be using, etc. I store all of the application configuration within Opscode's hosted chef server but you can use any chef server or even chef solo. They have the ability to store encrypted data bags now as well as unencrypted data bags. Once you have the proper software/cookbooks installed and configured with Chef then it's just a regular Capistrano setup that looks like a typical Capistrano deploy recipe. The only variation is that to figure out …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 1 year ago.
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# learnchef - Home for OpsCode Chef learning resources.

A Capybara Future - Some thoughts about where the Capybara API might go from here.

Ruby 1.9.3-p392 is released - And yeah, to stay secure you should upgrade.

jQuery Learning Center - Another site for improving your web work.

Emmet - Formerly Zen Coding, this editor plugin for quickly writing code is nearing a 1.0 release.

sorting - Gem for sorting things with some …

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…directly enabled these changes is Chef, the configuration management framework from Opscode. I've written about our decision to use Chef and quite a few other articles about Chef on EngineerInk. Sure, Chef is a great and very powerful tool but there's really a lot more to Chef than a bunch of Ruby code.

When I first started working with Chef, it reminded me of Rails when I first started using it back in 2007. Here was a framework built around a strong, …

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By Brian Taylor of Chef Blog 3 months ago.
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Dell, AMD, SAP, and dozens of other companies. An avid Chef user since 2010, Charles joined the Opscode team in 2012. He helps Opscode customers solve problems with systems architecture, build completely automated continuous delivery pipelines, and create & refactor systems automation code. He's also written and delivered training curriculum around Chef to hundreds of students.

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By Jay Wampold of Chef Blog 4 months ago.
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Um, what's Opscode?

So, Opscode is now Chef . We're very happy about this, because now when we're out at meet-ups, events, conferences or the like, we can stop having this conversation:

Us: "Hey, I'm with Opscode."

Person we meet: " Opscode, huh, what do you do?"

"We make Chef."

"I thought Chef was Chef?"

"Nope. That's us. Opscode. The company behind Chef."

"No way."

"Yes …

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By Barry Crist of Chef Blog 4 months ago.
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First, we changed our company name to Chef . While the Opscode name served us well, it is time to leave it behind. I like both the simplicity of Chef, as well as the clarity. Chef was birthed and developed by this team with, of course, non-trivial contributions from what is now an amazingly broad Community. While there are many terrific organizations that build on Chef as part of their own solution, there is only one Chef, the company. And from a practical standpoint, …

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