We've seen that Docker file mounting can be a bit of a leaky abstraction with regards to file ownership. In this video, we'll apply a pragmatic solution to this problem.
Mapping host files into a container is a source of a lot of "WTF" moments. Let's take a closer look at where some of these surprises come from.
Nobody likes repeatedly typing out lengthy command-line incantations. Today let's make our containerized work easier by customizing our environment!
The time has come to simplify starting up new shells in our development containers. Along the way, we'll learn more about the docker-compose up, exec, and run subcommands!
A brand new containerized development environment can be pretty spartan. Over time, you'll furnish it with all the developer conveniences of home. Let's look at how that process unfolds!
A web app devcontainer isn't much good if you can't see the app. Let's talk about loopback addresses, interface binding, and port-mapping with docker-compose!
In a devcontainer, system files are ephemeral and subject to being reset any time the container is rebuilt. This can can be a problem for development package dependencies. In this …
In Dockerfiles, fewer RUN commands are better. Why? For that, we need to talk about layers. Which is exactly what we're going to do in this video!
Continuing in our quest to containerize development, in this video we begin customizing our app container in order to capture an essential tool dependency.