Developing Local Chef Cookbooks on Windows By James Bannan — Pluralsight — Free download
The Chef repo, with its patterns of cookbooks and accompanying assets, is the foundation for building robust solutions to deploy to your managed infrastructure.
In this course, Developing Local Chef Cookbooks on Windows, you’ll learn in-depth skills critical to your role as a developer and engineer, exploring what’s possible with the Chef Workstation tools and testing platforms which are available to you, and implementing the foundational concepts of Chef, including test-driven development and automation.
First, you’ll look at the core components of the Chef repo, cookbook structure, and the tools available with Chef Workstation. Next, you’ll explore test-driven development with the full range of testing platforms, including Test Kitchen and Cookstyle, ChefSpec, and InSpec. Finally, you’ll build out solutions using more advanced concepts including custom resources, templates, and data bags.
When you’re finished with the course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to effectively use Chef Workstation to develop cookbooks which are designed to configure and manage Windows systems, which is needed to effectively manage a Windows-based infrastructural ecosystem.
Course content: https://www.pluralsight.com/courses/developing-local-chef-cookbooks-windows