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Docker puts you into a great position to manage the full life cycle of your applications, which could naturally lead to being a sys admin.
With a little bit of elbow grease you can get Docker running on your Chromebook, which can be a very affordable and portable dev machine.
There's many different ways to learn a language, and in this article you'll learn what I think is the best way to learn something new.
If you're new to Docker, it can be difficult to see the benefits of build, ship and run any app, anywhere. So, let's talk about it here.
Docker will happily build your images if they have a different OS, but you can get a few quick wins by using the same base OS all around.
There is some overlap on what each of these tools can do for you, but at the end of the day it makes a lot of sense to use both together.
Your Docker Image OS is what you have defined in your Dockerfile and your host OS is what you're running Docker on. They can be different.
Docker is not a monolithic piece of software. It is composed of a few different tools and this article will cover the daemon and the CLI.
You might be doing things in your Dockerfile that are causing your images to be bloated. Here's 1 strategy for shrinking them.
You've done your research and decided that you're going to embrace Docker, but how do you begin the migration process?
Sometimes you see COPY or ADD being used in a Dockerfile, but 99% of the time you should be using COPY, here's why.
Visualize and understand the difference between how applications run in both Virtual Machines and Docker Containers.
There's a number of ways to better understand what Docker containers are, and one way to do that is to define what Docker containers aren't.
When you don't need to worry about how to install something, it really opens the door to letting you pick whatever technology fits best.
Moby Project is to Docker as Electron is to VSCode and Atom. Both are frameworks that let you build completely different products.
Docker will easily let you run multiple versions of your favorite programming language. Eliminate tools like rvm, virtualenv, nvm and phpbrew.
How DNS may cause temporary errors when trying to register an SSL certificate with Let's Encrypt, or anything really.
Every once in a while a Unicorn technology or framework is born and turns the industry upside down. Docker is a Unicorn in the making.
It has been a while since I posted something new. Surgery and a new course has been keeping me busy.
Procrastination haunts most people. I've tried everything and read a ton of material but these 3 tactics helped me the most.
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