Use Vagrant. No, use Docker. No, Docker requires Vagrant for most people. No, Otto is the new Vagrant that uses Vagrant and does what Docker does but is less complicated. Sounds complicated. Call me when you get it figured out.
GitLab has been making some interesting improvements recently (and after Github’s recent pricing announcements, I’m sure they are getting more people paying attention to them). They recently announced GitLab Container Registries which allow you to test and deploy Docker containers very easily.
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Cal Evans explains the basics of Docker and Lando — as well as the advantages of using them. Docker is an open platform for developing, shipping, and running applications.
Ian Jenkins shares some details on how Box UK develops enterprise WordPress sites. Ian starts with Docker, Monorepo, and Dictator. They also use Twig as their templating engine. How they install plugins is interesting: “Our preferred setup is that a plugin is listed on wpackagist, which we add as a repository to our composer.json file….
Gary Pendergast announced a “baby step” toward a better contributor experience in WordPress Core. Custom Docker images are now available for running WordPress on PHP versions 5.2 to 7.3. These images aren’t intended for hosting Docker-based WordPress sites but instead should be used to create a local development environment for WordPress.