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A Newsletter for the Ansible Developer Community Issue #52, 2022-03-31 (Past Issues)

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KEY DATES ⏱️

cybette said

GENERAL NEWS UPDATES 🔈️

cybette contributed

Ansible Contributor Summit 2022.04 is happening in less than 2 weeks! We have an amazing list of topics and will be scheduling them soon. Check out the event page and join us on April 12, 2022 (Tuesday) from 12:00 UTC.

Ansible-Core ↗ ⚡️

The ansible-core package contains the base engine and a small subset of modules and plugins. To see what's planned for the next release, look at the ansible-core roadmaps.

felixfontein shared

In ansible/ansible, the stable-2.13 branch has been created (more infos), and the version of the devel branch has been bumped to 2.14.0.dev0 (more infos).

MAJOR NEW RELEASES 🏆️

Ansible-Core ↗ ⚡️

The ansible-core package contains the base engine and a small subset of modules and plugins. To see what's planned for the next release, look at the ansible-core roadmaps.

cybette shared

ansible-core 2.12.4 and ansible-core 2.11.10 have been released.

Antsibull ↗ 🐂

Tooling for building the Ansible package and collection documentation.

felixfontein shared

antsibull 0.42.0 has (finally) been released! It contains several new docs related features, most importantly support for collection links files, improvements for the attributes table, and a more stable docs parsing backend for ansible-core 2.13+. It also contains some improvements for building Ansible 6. (Changelog)

felixfontein contributed

antsibull 0.43.0 has been released (changelog). Collection extra docs linting capability has been added to antsibull-docs, as antsibull-lint will be deprecated in the next minor release.

felixfontein said

antsibull-changelog 0.15.0 has been released (changelog). The changelogs/changelog.yaml file format linting capability from antsibull-lint was added to antsibull-changelog, as antsibull-lint will be deprecated soon.

COLLECTION UPDATES 🪄

markuman contributed

community.aws 2.4.0 has just been released.

LowlyDBA said

New collection for SQL Server management available on Galaxy. The first release of lowlydba.sqlserver is now live!

Mandar Kulkarni said

amazon.aws 2.2.0 has been released with bug-fixes (see changelog for details).

felixfontein contributed

community.docker 2.3.0 and community.docker 1.10.7 have been released with new features and bugfixes for the connection plugins. This mostly affects ansible-core 2.13 compatibility.

briantist shared

community.hashi_vault version 2.4.0 has been released.

COMMUNITY UPDATES 👂️

dmsimard shared

ara records ansible 1.5.8 has been released! This new version brings fixes as well as general maintenance work to address python and dependency deprecations while adding a few features. Check out the highlights on the blog or find the full changelog on GitHub: https://github.com/ansible-community/ara/releases/tag/1.5.8

COMMUNITY EVENTS AND MEETUPS 📅

cybette said

Join London virtual meetup on 19th April 2022 and hear about ansible-lint's future, deploying an OpenStack infrastructure with Ansible, and migration from Puppet to Ansible.

dmsimard contributed

We'll have our first Ansible Montreal meetup in person since the beginning of the pandemic! Presentations will be in French and available in streaming if you can't make it. Sign up here for the April 21 meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Ansible-Montreal/events/284804996/

THAT'S ALL FOR NOW!

Have any questions you’d like to ask, or issues you’d like to see covered? Please ask in #social:ansible.com! See you next time!