Using the New “load_recipe” Chef Function with Shef

If you are developing chef recipes it really helps to use the command line tool called shef. Shef is just a REPL to run chef in an interactive ruby session. If you haven’t ever tried it, you can find some nice instructions over here to get you going. Shef gives an easy way to iterate on your recipes so that you can make small changes and see the effects. However, I found the _includerecipe function would only load the recipe one time, and complain that its seen the recipe before on subsequent tries. [Read More]