[ANN] Resource API v1.6.0 Release
We're pleased to announce that version 1.6.0 of the Resource API is being released today.
The Resource API provides a simple way to create new native resources in the form of types and providers for Puppet. Using a little bit of ruby, you can finally get rid of that brittle exec, or manage that one API that eluded you until now.
It is provided as a Ruby gem to be referenced within modules. Support
for it has been included as an experimental feature in the Puppet
Development Kit (see
The new release of the Resource API provides the following enhancements:
The new release also contains the following notable changes:
See the CHANGELOG for a full list of changes.
We encourage all module developers to review the Resource API and use it when creating types and providers. The README gets you going quickly. To see some example code see this simple Philips Hue type or the Palo Alto firewall module.
Thanks, David Schmitt