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Friday, October 21 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Easily Manage Software on Windows with Chocolatey – Rob Reynolds, Puppet

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Automating software management is simple on almost every platform except Windows. Windows has many different routes to procure software with over 20 installer types and archive formats! This really makes managing software on Windows trend towards chaos. Enter Chocolatey, the package manager for Windows. Chocolatey is a single, unified interface designed to easily work with all aspects of managing Windows software using a packaging framework that understands both versioning and dependency requirements. Chocolatey packages encapsulate everything required to manage a particular piece of software into one deployment artifact by wrapping installers, executables, zips, and scripts into a compiled package file. Come learn how to let Chocolatey wrangle the chaos of Windows software management and leave you with a smile on your face!

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Rob Reynolds

Senior Software Engineer, Puppet
Rob is a Senior Software Engineer on the Windows Team at Puppet, where he makes Windows moar awesome! He has a passion for automation and making hard concepts simple. Rob is also the creator and primary maintainer of Chocolatey, a package manager for Windows. His past as an artist... Read More →

Friday October 21, 2016 1:30pm - 2:15pm PDT
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