Dive into Docker takes you from "What is Docker?" to confidently applying Docker to your own projects. It's packed with best practices and examples. Start Learning Docker →
Docker related aliases and functions can save you a lot of typing in the long run. Here's how to set up my favorite ones.
With a couple of tweaks the WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux, also known as Bash for Windows) can be used with Docker for Windows.
Labels allow you to do pretty interesting things with your Docker images. Here's a few basic use cases.
Let's talk about the pros and cons of various payment methods and even cover a new way to get paid electronically without any fees.
Docker 1.13+ introduced grouped commands to help organize a bunch of Docker commands. Both commands do the same thing.
We all know sitting down for long periods of time is unhealthy but you're missing out on a bunch of cool perks by not going AFK.
Docker Compose and Docker Stack can both be controlled by a docker-compose.yml file. Learn the differences between them.
Learn the differences between Docker 1.13 and the current version's format along with CE / EE and the stable vs edge channels.
Once in a while, you may want to check the exact exit code of a stopped container. Here's how to do it.
There's a number of options for securing your site with HTTPS and not all of them are equal. Learn the differences between these 2 free options.
Docker has a built in command to let you see how much CPU, memory, network I/O and block I/O your containers are using.
Learn how to accept webhooks on your local web server, work with subdomains on localhost and test Let's Encrypt without a domain name.
Being able to access the Docker daemon as a non-root user is a quality of life enhancement. Here's how to do it on Linux.
Buying a large whiteboard from a retailer will cost $200+ USD, but you can build your own for $15 and all you need are a few screws.
Here's how to ignore certain files and folders from your Docker images. This lets you copy in everything you want, while ignoring the cruft.
Learn how to get syntax highlighting and more with Docker related files for Sublime Text 3, VSCode, Atom, Emacs and Vim.
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.
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