Are you building Chef cookbooks for Windows Server? Wondering where Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) fits? Steven Murawski, Chef's Principal Engineer of Community Engineering and Microsoft MVP in Cloud and Datacenter Management, discusses real-world configuration management experiences, practices, and tools. He explains how using Chef and DSC together lets you streamline the change management process and successfully deploy code and infrastructure on-demand and in-compliance.
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[01:44] What is Desired State Configuration (DSC)?
We've rewritten (and open sourced!) the C# and VB compilers, and exposed their functionality through APIs as the .NET Compiler Platform. But what do these APIs mean for those who aren't compiler jocks?
Learn about diagnostic analyzers, a key new feature of Visual Studio 2015 that lets a NuGet package introduce custom warnings and errors to your build. Analyzers let a NuGet package easily introduce custom warnings and errors to your build, along with automatic fixes in the IDE. We'll walk through the thought process and development of a simple diagnostic and code fix for the Regex API to see what it's like to quickly build analyzers for an API.