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dev_env (5) Versions 0.1.3

Installs/Configures dev_env

cookbook 'dev_env', '= 0.1.3', :supermarket
cookbook 'dev_env', '= 0.1.3'
knife supermarket install dev_env
knife supermarket download dev_env
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dev_env Cookbook

A simple Cookbook to setup development environment. Here it takes care the usual procedures to setup a local development which are:

  1. Install NIX packages.
  2. Setup your projects.
    1. Git checkout the project.
    2. Run post bash commands to complete the setup.

Supported Platforms

Tested in Ubuntu.


Main Attributes

  • ["dev_env"]["user"] (String) = User to that will be assigned to own the file. This file is required to ignore the host checks when running git clone/checkout. Default value is nil.

  • ["dev_env"]["packages"] (Array) = Array of Hash that contains list of NIX packages to be installed. package in below list will refer to the Hash object in this Array. Default value is nil.

  • ["dev_env"]["apps"] (Array) = Array of Hash that contains list of project/app to be installed. app in below list will refer to the Hash object in this Array. Default value is nil.

Packages Attributes (package)

  • package["name"] (String) = Name of NIX package you wish to install. Default value is nil.

Application Attributes (app)

  • app["checkout"] (String) = Project checkout path. i.e. if /home/user/project is your checkout path, it will run git clone {app["git_repo"]} /home/user/project. Default value is nil.

  • app["git_repo"] (String) = Git repository URL. Default value is nil.

  • app["revision"] (String) = Git revision or branch to be used for checkout. Default value is nil.

  • app["git_action"] (String) = Git action. Possible values are either checkout or sync. Default value is nil.

  • app["timeout"] (Integer) = Timeout (in seconds) set for git execution. Default value is 600.

  • app["retries"] (Integer) = Number of retries if the git execution fails. Default value is 5.

  • app["git_ignore_failure"] (Boolean) = Indicates if you want to ignore the error if the git execution fails. Default value is false.

  • app["user"] (String) = User that will be assigned for the project permission. Default value is nil.

  • app["post_commands"] (String) = Bash command to run from the checkout path after the git execution completed. Default value is nil.



dev_env::pre_process recipe. This is to install NIX packages.

  "run_list": [
  "json": {
    dev_env: {
      packages: [
         { name: "curl" },
         { name: "apache2" },


dev_env::default recipe. This is to setup projects.

  "run_list": [
  "json": {
    dev_env: {
      apps: [
          checkout_path: "/vagrant/home/projects/sample_app",
          git_repo: "",
          revision: "master",
          git_action: "checkout",
          user: "vagrant",
          post_commands: <<-EOH
            gem install bundler
            rake bundle install
            rake db:seed

License and Authors

Author:: Taufek Johar (

Dependent cookbooks

git >= 0.0.0

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There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.


Initial release of dev_env_cookbook

Foodcritic Metric

0.1.3 failed this metric

FC022: Resource condition within loop may not behave as expected: /tmp/cook/97f546cc65b7d85f2ea36e6f/dev_env/recipes/default.rb:11