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Here is a small exemple module :

class apache {

What is the difference between these two methods if i want to include my example module ?

node web1 {
include apache

node web1 {
class { 'apache:' }

What is the best practices to include a class ?

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There is no difference between those two approaches. You would need to use the class {'apache':} format if you want to add class parameters.

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