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Stucco: Start to Publish #

Creating an open source module in minutes!

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Follow Along or #

Jump Ahead #

You can see the slides:

Quick Intro #

  • Gilbert Sanchez
  • Señor Systems Engineer at Meta
  • Writing PowerShell for the last 10ish years

Agenda #

  1. Install Modules
  2. Setup Our Github Repo
  3. Create Our Module
  4. Commit
  5. Publish

Pre-Requisites #

If you want to follow along on your computer here’s what you should get ready.

  • Github account
  • Git installed
  • VS Code (Recommended)

Install Stucco! #

A good starting point.

Install-Module Stucco

Configure Your Github Repository #

Create a New Github Repo

Create Repo & Check it Out #

  1. Pick a name, description, etc.
  2. Create Repository
  3. Check it out!

Create Your Module #


Follow the prompts

Let’s Examine #

  • Repo Layout
  • Requirements.ps1
  • psakeFile.ps1
  • Build.ps1

Build #

.\build.ps1 -Task Test

Or in VS Code #

Terminal -> Run Task -> Test

Commit your code! #

git add .
git commit -m "Initial commit!"
git push

Get Ready for PSGallery #

  1. Login to PSGallery
  2. Create API keys
  3. Copy

Put Your API Key into Github #

  1. Go to your new repo
  2. Settings
  3. Secrets -> Actions
  4. “PS_GALLERY_KEY” and paste

Time to Publish #

At this point your code should be ready to publish.

Bonus: Test Results on PR’s #

  1. $PSBPreference.Test.OutputFormat = 'JUnitXml'
  2. Upload your unit tests via upload-artifact
  3. Use EnricoMi/publish-unit-test-result-action@v1

See CI.yaml

Thank you! #

Cover Photo by Avel Chuklanov on Unsplash

Gilbert Sanchez
Gilbert Sanchez
Not just good. Good enough.

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