Geppetto 4.1 is Here!

Published on 25 February 2014 by

The Puppet DSL is clear, simple and declarative, but it never hurts to have a little help writing your Puppet manifests. Enter Geppetto, Puppet’s integrated development environment (IDE), now with a few new tweaks.

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Geppetto: A Puppet IDE

Published on 1 July 2011 by

So in the last few weeks I’ve switched my Puppet development workflow to use Geppetto as an IDE for developing Puppet content. Geppetto has been around for quite some time, however Cloudsmith recently announced the launch of 1.0.0 of this product. Since I was hearing so many good things about it, I thought I would give it a try.

The installation was quite straightforward. If you have an existing Eclipse (you can get one from, its easy to load up Geppetto within it:

Once you have this up and running, it's easy to create a new Puppet module project:

  • File —> New
  • Puppet —> Puppet Project
  • Type in a name of the project “puppet-motd”
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