Mon, 23 January 2017
MVPs Don Jones and Adam Bertram on Pester
<knuit> ## Adam, what sort of pipeline do you use for your deploys? Is it strictly code or handles the entire infrastructure stack?
<Vern_Anderson> don't forget to ## in front of questions
<timhaintz> ## Is Pester scheduled? As in scheduled task or user driven?
<drewjanderson> ## when using it to test infrastructure, could I use it to ensure that the deployment team deployed their IIS web app properly as well as the DB is connecting and such? Or am I just looking at the wrong tool?
<stephenowen> ## could you expand on what mocking is and why I'd wanna do it?
<knuit> ## Don: any big plans for the IT Ops news & talk podcast? I see the first episode launched a few weeks back.
<cjschroeder> ## mocking is similar to simulating?
<stephenowen> hey Vern, try this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubZzkD7dxNk
<andrewtchilds> @jason-helmick, are you watching a recording from earlier? live link is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubZzkD7dxNk
<majst32> Now you need the DSC book too!! https://leanpub.com/the-dsc-book
<donj> And BTW didn't realize @majst32 was here but she's my new co-author on http://leanpub.com/the-dsc-book - grab it!
<knuit> Are pester and InSpec (http://inspec.io/) mutually exclusive?
<migreene> @cjschroeder: RE testing new DC's. https://pshirwin.wordpress.com/2016/04/08/active-directory-operations-test/
<<@YFMP415|ipmo>> ipmo uploaded a file: Pasted image at 2017-01-04, 8:29 PM https://powershell.slack.com/files/ipmo/F3N7A0X3Q/pasted_image_at_2017_01_04_08_29_pm.png
<Vern_Anderson> https://github.com/Ticketmaster/poshspec ??
<pscookiemonster> hehe my favorite bit on mocking: https://twitter.com/dave1010/status/613601365529657344?lang=en
<eweilnau> @donj have you checked out https://www.patreon.com/ for ongoing contributions?
<eweilnau> for more on mocking I would recommend reading http://www.growing-object-oriented-software.com/
<<@UNWNE|stephenowen>> stephenowen uploaded a file: Adam EO https://powershell.slack.com/files/stephenowen/F3LS828AV/pasted_image_at_2017_01_04_10_41_pm.png