What is Chef?
Chef is an open source configuration management tool designed to help you manage infrastructure by using a model-driven, data-driven approach. Power your deployment with innovative global search and scripting capabilities, and make sure tools integrate seamlessly through a well-documented API. Chef is collaborative, ensuring that you can work most efficiently with developers, DevOps teams and operations professionals.
What is Java?
Java is a general-purpose, concurrent, class-based, object-oriented programming language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. It lets application developers 'write once, run anywhere' (WORA), meaning that coders can write a single application and compile it on many platforms without rewriting it. These targeted applications include enterprise software systems, applets, browser plugins, J2ME apps, and other applications that have already driven the popularity of Java technology on the server and the embedded platform.
Building Java package with Chef via packagecloud
If you’re looking to build Java package with Chef, you can use packagecloud to handle all of your package management and integrations with your CI/CD tools. Packagecloud works with all kinds of packages, not only Java packages. As well, you can integrate with all kinds of CI/CD tools, not only Chef.