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Developer Guide

Welcome to the Ansible Developer Guide!

Who should use this guide?

If you want to extend Ansible by using a custom module or plugin locally, creating a module or plugin, adding functionality to an existing module, or expanding test coverage, this guide is for you. We’ve included detailed information for developers on how to test and document modules, as well as the prerequisites for getting your module or plugin accepted into the main Ansible repository.

Find the task that best describes what you want to do:

If you prefer to read the entire guide, here’s a list of the pages in order.