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Dan Webb

Dan Webb is a community advocate. Sometimes found writing configuration management, teaching Agile, or infrastructure, but always enthusiastically.


Community Spotlight: September 2021

In April (as part of the live launch of Chef Infra Client 17) we re-launched the Community Recognition program. As an expansion of that, we’re adding Community Spotlights! Every 3 months we’ll be selecting the top contributors in Slack, GitHub, and Discourse for their hard work and commitment to the community. This is a small way for us to say thank you for all the hard work you are doing in the community. Building, contributing, and supporting others takes time.

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Nominate an Awesome Chef!

Hello Chefs! This year we have again made the decision to make ChefConf a digital event. We have plenty of accessible content no matter where you are on your journey with Chef products.  Just like in the past, we will be running the Awesome Chef awards.

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Chef Infra Best Practices: #4 Custom Resources the Building Blocks of your Cookbooks

The fourth instalment of the Shape-Up Your Infrastructure Webinar Series – “Custom Resources the building blocks of your cookbooks”  Chef Infra Client includes more than 150 built-in resources to manage things like files, packages, templates, and services. Custom resources enable users to add their own resources as an extension of Chef Infra client.

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Updates to Chef’s default branch name

Over the next 2 months, we’ll be migrating all our active Chef repositories default branch from master to main and all open Pull Requests will be moved to the new default branch.  What do contributors need to do?

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Nominations Open for Sous Chefs Community Leaders

Time has rolled around again and we’re looking to elect a new set of community leaders. Ideally, we’re looking for three fresh new faces! Tim, Dan, and Joseph have been working hard in the background for the past three years and we’re looking to shake things up.

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