[Discuss] Meeting Announcement: Saturday, July 18th at 2:00pm

sten me at sud0.com
Fri Jul 17 20:58:08 UTC 2015

One more thing, if you want to test Ansible locally (vs waiting for us to
merge a PR), it's easiest to have a VM that you can mess with, destroy and
rebuild quickly. In virt-manager, I keep a bare RHEL7 snapshot that I
clone, fire up, break, destroy, repeat.

On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 10:33 AM, sten <me at sud0.com> wrote:

> Hey, all,
> So, the meeting tomorrow is a hackfest. We'll be creating Ansible roles
> and playbooks, and sending them to the ChicagoLUG Github repo to be
> deployed.
> In order to get the most out of the 'fest, you should have the following:
> - a Github account[1]
> - a laptop with Git installed
> - a text editor you're comfortable with installed on said laptop - bonus
> points if it has YAML and Python syntax highlighting. I'll be using VIM,
> because I'm old, Geany works if you don't already have a preference. If
> you're using Notepad on Windows, I might mock you, but you'll probably
> still be able to participate.
> For bonus points, review these:
> Git setup: https://help.github.com/articles/set-up-git/
> How to fork a Github repo: https://help.github.com/articles/fork-a-repo/
> How to use pull requests:
> https://help.github.com/articles/using-pull-requests/
> Ansible introduction: http://docs.ansible.com/intro.html
> Ansible Playbooks introduction:
> http://docs.ansible.com/playbooks_intro.html
> I'll cover the basics of the Git -> Github -> Ansible workflow at the
> start of the meeting, but I'm expecting to spend most of the time working
> with people to get systems built and configured in the ChicagoLUG domain
> with Ansible.
> [1] We can debate the merits of using a proprietary, centralized service
> to host our open-source code in a distributed source management system
> after we've had way too much beer.
> On Sat, Jun 20, 2015 at 11:43 AM, Jim Campbell <jcampbell at gnome.org>
> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> This note is to confirm our next formal meeting for Saturday, July 18th,
>> at 2:00pm. We'll be meeting at Pumping Station: One [0].
>> By going to this meeting you'll have a chance to learn about Ansible,
>> and will also gain experience using it. Sten Turpin will lead an Ansible
>> talk and Q&A session, and we'll follow that up with time to configure
>> ChicagoLUG infrastructure with Ansible.
>> Details are up on our website [1] and Meetup.com [2] page. RSVPs on our
>> Meetup.com are encouraged.
>> Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you soon!
>> Jim
>> [0] https://chicagolug.org/locations/psone.html
>> [1] https://chicagolug.org/meetings/2015-07-18.html
>> [2] http://www.meetup.com/Windy-City-Linux-Users-Group/events/223379774/
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