Docker for Developers: Understanding the Core Concepts

This post is based on a section from my Docker for Web Developers course on Pluralsight. Introduction Docker and containers in general continue to receive a lot of attention, and it’s well-deserved. But, you may have found yourself wondering, “What exactly is Docker? Can it be useful for developers like me?” When I first encountered Docker at conferences and user group talks, I wondered whether it had a place in my overall work flow and how I’d use it in different environments such as development, staging, and production. But as I dug deeper, I discovered that Docker can significantly impact […]

Deploying Your Angular Apps (using containers) – ngVikings Talk

I had the opportunity to attend and speak at ngVikings this year in Copenhagen, Denmark which was a lot of fun. Copenhagen is a beautiful city and the conference organizers did a great job putting the event together. One of the talks I gave at the conference covered deploying Angular applications using containers. While the focus was on Angular and any services it may call, the concepts can really be applied to any front-end back-end application or service. Topics covered in the talk include: Deployment Challenges What is Docker? Images and Containers Orchestration with Docker Compose Orchestration with Kubernetes (introductory […]