Habitat — a new open source project for automating applications

Today we launched our new open source project, Habitat, for application automation. We hope you’ll try Habitat and join us in taking automation to the next level. What follows is a blog from Adam Jacob detailing the philosophy behind Habitat and what this new technology delivers – automation that travels with the application. You can […]

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Chef as a Community

Hi! This is a long blog post, but it has a few important action items at its conclusion. If you care about the evolution of the Chef Community, or are considering going to the Community Summit, you should totally read it. Here are the actionable parts: If you like building Chef (through contributing, advocating, or […]

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Chef 0.8.8 Release

It’s Chef 0.8.8 time, and the big news this release is that we fixed an issue where the remote directory resource was broken for users of Chef Solo. Sorry, guys – we’ve added tests to ensure this won’t happen again in the future. A special thanks to Jason Dusek, Michael Klishin, and Dmitriy Dzema for […]

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Chef 0.8.6 Release

It’s a fast and furious release cycle! We’ve cut Chef 0.8.6 due to a change that accidentally broke users of Fedora – and Ian Meyer from Etsy stepped up and fixed it. His reward is being your Chef 0.8.6 MVP – congratulations, Ian! Kris Rasmussen from Aptana tracked down a bug in the git deployment […]

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