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Wednesday, April 1 • 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Providers, Resources and Helpers Oh My!
Since the dawn of definitions, they have been a great way to wrap repetitive recipe code.  But, If you have ever needed to bridge the gap between the limitations of definitions and the capabilities of LWRP/HWRP Resources/Providers/Libraries but just didn't know where to start, then come learn about how to do it.  This is for new and old Chefs who are experienced or non-experienced with using Resource/Providers.  You will be given base LWRP/HWRP cookbooks to get you started on intermediate and advanced topics in Chef, and you will be shown what is possible with Chef by examining the advanced topics on HWRP.
  • LWRP Basics (Review)
  • Libraries (Review)
  • HWRP Structure (When to Use)
  • HWRP Node Attribute Access
  • HWRP Resource Access
  • HWRP Simple Metaprogramming
  • HWRP Advanced TopicsExample Use Cases

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Brian Stajkowski

Senior Level III Support Engineer, Bulletproof Networks
Brian has been in operations for more than 13 years with experience spanning from Network Architecture to DevOps Engineering. Brian supplies LWRP based cookbooks to the Chef Community and has automated several products using Chef.  He currently works for Bulletproof networks providing... Read More →

Wednesday April 1, 2015 1:30pm - 2:10pm PDT
Grand E/F