Writing composable community Chef cookbooks: learning the new cookbook DSL

This is what we learned when we rewrote our open source PowerDNS cookbook using the latest techniques.


Create the tools that you need

We scratch our own itch by scripting a small thing that let's us know if our freshly created DNS records are ready for us to access.


API v2 Architecture and Hanami

One of the goals of the API v2 was to develop a maintainable solution without sacrificing performance; this is how we use Hanami at DNSimple to achieve that goal.



My first experience at an Unconf


Writing open-source Chef cookbooks (part I)

Our experience while rewriting PowerDNS cookbook using custom resources to write composable, easy to extend community cookbooks.