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One of the greatest things about Chef is its easy extensibility. You can easily add new resource types that represent abstractions for your particular problem domain. In Chef, these are called custom resources. In writing custom resources, you can re-use existing built-in Chef resources as building blocks, or even use other people's custom resources. With Chef Client 12.5, we've drastically simplified the amount of code you need to write to make custom resources. In this webinar, Chef Principal Engineer John Keiser will introduce the concept of the custom resource, why you would want to write one, introduce you to the language concepts, and walk you through a tutorial of how to make your own. Level: Intermediate/advanced Chef