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Pinning your versions only takes a few extra seconds but I promise you, it's going to save you a ton of time in the future. Here's why.
If you stick to one of the major web frameworks or libraries out there, it's really hard to make a critical mistake.
Breaking up long lines in your Dockerfile will make your Dockerfile much easier to skim and read. Here's how to do it.
I don't mind spending a full 5 minutes coming up with a variable or database column name, because it's always worth it in the end.
Every once in a while I find the need to dump a container's file onto my Docker host. Here's one way to do that very easily.
Being able to identify what something is can lead to learning complex topics faster. Here's how these 3 Docker concepts tie together.
Did you know Docker acts as a firewall for your Dockerized services? You can enable or disable your services from listening on a port too.
There's been a huge movement to make the web secure in recent days and this is mostly due to the consequences of not securing your site.
You can transition into using Docker without trying to solve every scalability problem in the world at once. Just ease into it.
Learn how Ansible and nginx helped me move a bunch of content to this domain without breaking anything for the most part.
Docker for Windows uses Hyper-V. Having Hyper-V installed prevents you from running VirtualBox or VMWare VMs. Here's a workaround.
Let's Encrypt is a free service for issuing SSL certificates. Learn what Mikael liked and disliked about my latest course in this case study.
As developers and sysadmins, we know the wins of using Docker, but how do you explain the benefits of using Docker to business people?
Learn why I chose to write about Docker on diveintodocker.com, then decided against it, and moved everything to this site.
If you're creating apps written in dynamic languages such as Ruby, Python or Node then you should be using volumes in development.
If you're running MacOS or Windows you have a few options for installing Docker. There's even a third way too, and we'll compare them here.
When tinkering with Docker as a beginner it's really easy to drown from information overload. Here's a life jacket.
I'm sure at some point you'll want to install Docker and Docker Compose on your production server, and Ansible makes it easy.
When it comes to organizing your larger projects with Docker and Docker Compose there are a number of options. Here's how I do it.
Trying to take in Docker from ground 0 can be overwhelming. This article explains the purpose of 10 different Docker tools and services.
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