**Chef 14: ChefSpec Coverage Reporting Deprecation** (1 mins read).

Noting the deprecation of using `ChefSpec::Coverage.start!`

when using Chef 14 and above.

**Chef 14: ChefSpec Coverage Reporting Deprecation** (1 mins read).

Noting the deprecation of using `ChefSpec::Coverage.start!`

when using Chef 14 and above.

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**Chef 14 Upgrade: Change in ValidationFailed error messages when setting required properties** (2 mins read).

The updated error message returned by a Chef `ValidationFailed`

error, when you're specifying which properties are `required`

on a custom resource.

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**Why You Should Be Unit Testing Your Functional Acceptance Tests** (7 mins read).

A few reasons explaining why you should be writing unit tests for your functional tests.

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**Viewing X.509 DER Certificate Details with OpenSSL** (2 mins read).

How to convert an X.509 DER file to a human-readable format using `openssl`

commands.

**Viewing X.509 PEM Certificate Details with OpenSSL** (2 mins read).

How to convert an X.509 PEM file to a human-readable format using `openssl`

commands.

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**Backporting/Replaying Changes Using git cherry-pick** (6 mins read).

Using `git cherry-pick`

to make it easier to backport or replay Git commits across different versions of your codebase.

**Revert 'Some knowledge-sharing news'** (5 mins read).

The unfortunate decision to cancel my Packt training courses.

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**DevOpsDays London 2018** (51 mins read).

My writeup of my first DevOpsDays conference, and the awesome talks and conversations I was part of.

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**Showing response headers with curl -i** (3 mins read).

Showing just response headers when `curl`

ing a resource, using `curl -i`

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