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How To Setup Your Local Node.js Development Environment Using Docker – Part 2

In part I of this series, we took a look at creating Docker images and running Containers for Node.js applications. We also took a look at setting up a database in a container and how volumes and network play a part in setting up your local…
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Docker Index: Dramatic Growth in Docker Usage Affirms the Continued Rising Power of Developers

Developers have always been an integral part of business innovation and transformation. With the massive increase in Docker usage, we can see the continued rising importance of developers as they create the next generation of cloud native applications. You…
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Containerized Python Development – Part 3

This is the last part in the series of blog posts showing how to set up and optimize a containerized Python development environment. The first part covered how to containerize a Python service and the best development practices for it. The second…
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Containerized Python Development – Part 2

This is the second part of the blog post series on how to containerize our Python development. In part 1, we have already shown how to containerize a Python service and the best practices for it. In this part, we discuss how to set up and wire…
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Containerized Python Development – Part 1

Developing Python projects in local environments can get pretty challenging if more than one project is being developed at the same time. Bootstrapping a project may take time as we need to manage versions, set up dependencies and configurations…
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Containerize your Go Developer Environment – Part 3

In this series of blog posts, we show how to put in place an optimized containerized Go development environment. In part 1, we explained how to start a containerized development environment for local Go development, building an example CLI tool…
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Containerize your Go Developer Environment – Part 2

This is the second part in a series of posts where we show how to use Docker to define your Go development environment in code. The goal of this is to make sure that you, your team, and the CI are all using the same environment. In part 1, we…
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Containerize Your Go Developer Environment – Part 1

When joining a development team, it takes some time to become productive. This is usually a combination of learning the code base and getting your environment setup. Often there will be an onboarding document of some sort for setting up your…
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Advanced Dockerfiles: Faster Builds and Smaller Images Using BuildKit and Multistage Builds

Multistage builds feature in Dockerfiles enables you to create smaller container images with better caching and smaller security footprint. In this blog post, I’ll show some more advanced patterns that go beyond copying files between a…
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Join our new Docker Desktop Developer Preview Program!

Docker Desktop is getting ready to celebrate its fourth birthday in June this year. We have come a long way from our first version and have big plans of what we would like to do next. As part of our future plans we are going to be kicking off…