Do you guys have plans to bundle the puppet debugger in the pdk? I can't
think of a more useful tool then a repl and debugger to be part of
Also will the pdk releases coincide with PE releases? I would want to make
sure I am developing on the same platform that my code is running on.
On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 7:58:39 PM UTC-7, Lindsey Smith wrote:
> I am happy to announce the release of version 0.6.0 of the Puppet
> Development Kit (PDK) to the Puppet community. The open-source PDK
> facilitates an easy, unified development workflow for Puppet modules, and
> should appeal both to newcomers and experienced developers.
> For a list of enhancements and bug fixes since the 0.5.0 release, please
> refer to the included CHANGELOG (
> With the PDK you can:
> - Quickly get started with module development best practices and tools
> to develop, test and publish high-quality Puppet modules with confidence
> - Shift quality to the left by catching issues earlier and faster,
> before Puppet code is applied to live infrastructure
> - Unit test modules from their workstation to ensure that Puppet code
> is creating and managing resources as intended
> You can learn more about how to install and use the PDK by reviewing the
> README (https://github.com/puppetlabs/pdk) or the Getting Started guide (
> OS native packages are available for a variety of platforms:
> - *Windows (7/10/2012/2016):*
> - *macOS 10.12 (Sierra):*
> - *macOS 10.11 (El Capitan):*
> - *RHEL 7:*
> - *RHEL 6:*
> - *SLES 12:*
> - *SLES 11:*
> - *Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial):*
> - *Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty):*
> The OS native packages constitute a complete, "batteries-included"
> development environment including Ruby and all other dependencies necessary
> for using the PDK.
> In addition, the core 'pdk' gem is available on Rubygems (
> Note that we consider this a pre-release/tech preview. This iteration of
> the PDK is feature complete and we want to get your feedback now as we work
> towards a 1.0 release.
> Please report any issues you find as a ticket on the PDK (
> https://github.com/puppetlabs/pdk/issues/) project in GitHub.
> *Known Issues*
> - Windows packages require PowerShell 5+ and a script
> “ExecutionPolicy” of at least “RemoteSigned” (Future releases will work
> the way up to “AllSigned”.)
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