Install Software with Homebrew in Ansible

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Pretty cool! I started automating my macOS setup and discovered that mighty Ansible ecosystem has even Homebrew automation!

Example of Homebrew Cask in Ansible

Here’s how I can install Brave browser using homebrew_cask module:

- name: Install Brave for macOS 
  become_user: greys
  homebrew_cask: 
	name: brave-browser
	state: latest
  tags:
	- brave
  when:
	ansible_os_family == "Darwin"

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