Test Driven Cookbooks

Chef 13.6.4    |    Intermediate
  • 14 videos | 1h 16m 38s
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The most important role of a Cookbook developer is to test a code before it enters production. Explore how to test Chef cookbooks consistently and effectively.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Use behavior-driven development (bdd) in the context of chef cookbook development
    Identify the chef development kit tools used for unit and integration testing
    Generate unit and integration tests inside of a cookbook
    List the components of the .kitchen.yml file
    Configure a test kitchen driver to support deploying to physical, virtual, or cloud machines
    Execute the chef-client on a virtual machine generated by test kitchen
    Define an integration test and verify the results with kitchen login
  • Use the inspec compliance language to write simple integration tests
    Refactor a recipe and run kitchen verify with a test-driven approach
    Execute the rspec utility to test chef recipes in memory
    Utilize a simple formula to write chefspec tests
    Configure the pry ruby gem to insert a breakpoint into a recipe
    Use chefspec to check case statement evaluation of node attributes
    Use test kitchen to verify a simple apache cookbook on ubuntu and centos

IN THIS COURSE

  • 5m 25s
    During this video, you will learn how to use Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) in the context of Chef cookbook development. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 18s
    In this video, find out how to identify the Chef Development Kit tools used for unit and integration testing. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Generating Tests
    4m 55s
    In this video, learn how to generate unit and integration tests for a cookbook. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Test Kitchen Setup
    5m 46s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to list the components of the .kitchen.yml file. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  The .kitchen.yml Driver
    5m 21s
    In this video, you will learn how to configure a Test Kitchen driver to support deploying to physical, virtual, or cloud machines. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Kitchen Converge
    4m 39s
    In this video, find out how to run the chef-client on a virtual machine generated by Test Kitchen. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Writing the First Test
    5m 46s
    In this video, learn how to define an integration test and verify the results with kitchen login. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  InSpec
    5m 8s
    During this video, you will learn how to use the InSpec compliance language to write simple integration tests. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Kitchen Verify
    6m
    In this video, you will refactor a recipe using a test-driven approach, and then run kitchen verify. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  ChefSpec and RSpec
    5m 43s
    Learn how to use the RSpec utility to test Chef recipes in memory. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Writing Unit Tests
    5m 9s
    Find out how to use a simple formula to write ChefSpec tests. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Pausing Tests with Pry
    5m 2s
    In this video, learn how to configure the Pry Ruby gem to insert a breakpoint into your code. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Testing Case Statements
    5m 47s
    Learn how to use ChefSpec to check case statement evaluation of node attributes. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Exercise: Test an Apache Cookbook on Two Platforms
    6m 39s
    During this video, you will learn how to use Test Kitchen to verify a simple Apache cookbook on Ubuntu and CentOS. FREE ACCESS

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