• Firewall Update - Converted to the resource_api

    Friday, August 25, 2023 in Posts

    Firewall Update - Converting to the resource_api What has changed and what will I need to update? While there have been significant changes to the module, when it comes to the users experiance, there are only six that I would deem backwards …

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  • Deprecation of puppetlabs-stdlib functions

    Friday, May 12, 2023 in Posts

    Throughout the massive push to get our modules Puppet 8 compatible, we have also been working on finally removing old deprecated functions that have been living in the codebase for quite some time. Keep an eye out for the removals as this may impact …

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  • puppet-lint: Already initialized constant warnings

    Thursday, March 16, 2023 in Posts

    For a while now, the voxpupuli-puppet-lint-plugins meta gem has provided the community with a number of amazing plugins for puppet-lint. With the latest release of puppet-lint and and Vox’s plugins gem, a few things have changed that might …

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  • Removing puppet-modules-gems

    Tuesday, January 10, 2023 in Posts

    What are puppet-module-gems and why are they now considered harmful? Okay, that might be a bit of a melodramatic take on the situation, but the puppet-module-gems really did serve a useful purpose at one point. Let’s go back over why it exists …

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  • Puppet Approved Modules are back!

    Friday, October 28, 2022 in Posts

    What does Approved mean? An approved module means we have checked against a specific criterion, if the module meets the suggested criteria, we do not officially offer support, however it is a module that we would recommend using. For a more extensive …

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  • Changes to Supported Modules

    Thursday, June 30, 2022 in Posts

    We are continually reviewing our Supported modules list and understanding usage and value to users. We want to ensure that the CAT team is prioritizing support for the modules that matter the most to you. We are taking the step to remove Puppet …

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  • Community Day returns on the 16th of May! 🎉

    Wednesday, May 11, 2022 in Posts

    We are excited to announce that community day is returning on May 16th 2022 and will be continuing every Monday for the foreseeable future. Why is community day so good anyway? It means we get to spend time with our amazing community, understand how …

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  • Puppet Runtime Manager 0.2.0 Release 🤘

    Friday, May 06, 2022 in Posts

    We are happy to announce that version 0.2.0 has been released. 🎉 With this release we introduce the build and validate commands along with a number of other fixes. Build 🏗 After developing a tool you generally want to share it with the wider …

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  • Hello From The CAT Team 👋

    Friday, April 22, 2022 in Posts

    Hey Everyone, Firstly let me introduce myself, I am Aaron Robinson, the Engineering Manager for the newly rebranded Content and Tooling Team (CAT). You may have known us under previous guises such as DevX and IAC, but following on from some …

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