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Supermarket Belongs to the Community

Supermarket belongs to the community. While Chef has the responsibility to keep it running and be stewards of its functionality, what it does and how it works is driven by the community. The chef/supermarket repository will continue to be where development of the Supermarket application takes place. Come be part of shaping the direction of Supermarket by opening issues and pull requests or by joining us on the Chef Mailing List.

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app (2) Versions 0.1.0

Installs/Configures a Rails app

cookbook 'app', '= 0.1.0', :supermarket
cookbook 'app', '= 0.1.0'
knife supermarket install app
knife supermarket download app
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A collection of Heavy Water Software Inc's
evolving opinions on best practises for configuring and integrating a
Rails application.


A Rails application code repository that is configured to manage gem
dependencies via Bundler.


  • node["app"]["repository"] - Code to deploy (defaults to an example Rails 3.1 app)
  • node["db"]["adapter"] - Database such as postgresql, mysql, or sqlite3 (default)


Include "recipe[app::deploy]" in a run list to install an example
Rails 3.1 application backed by a SQLite3 database.

If you're cloning a private repository add a deploy key at

A more practical case might be to create an "app" role:

name "app"
description "My Rails app"

run_list [ "role[base]",
           "recipe[app::deploy]" ]

default_attributes( "app" => {
                      "repository" => "",
                      "use_deploy_key" => true },
                    "db" => {
                      "adapter" => "postgresql" } )

Dependent cookbooks

xml >= 0.0.0
xslt >= 0.0.0
imagemagick >= 0.0.0
nginx >= 0.0.0
bluepill >= 0.0.0

Contingent cookbooks

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