Tate Barber has written how to get Docker setup in, “three easy steps.” As its kinks have been worked out, more developers are showing interest in it. But I'm not prepared to called the process Tate outlines as “easy” quite yet.
Everyone’s Going Local 🏠 Josh Koenig announced the first release of Pantheon Localdev, a local dev app for the Mac (Windows and Linux “coming soon”) that is built on top of Docker and Lando with a GUI for working on sites and deploying to Pantheon. This announcement follows the launch of a similar tool from WPEngine…
Taylor Lovett posted on the 10up blog the release of WP Docker, an open source Docker configuration optimized for local WordPress development. WP Docker is meant to address shortcomings of running multiple VVV and Vagrant instances while providing greater flexibility in environment creation and distribution. WP Docker includes support for PHP7, MariaDB, NGINX, Elasticsearch, Gearman,…
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.
If you’re a developer and wanted to get into Docker, this post on Codeable goes deep into what it is and how you can get started with it. I’ve been looking for a really in-depth Docker post that’s WordPress specific, and Tomaž Zaman does an excellent job.
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.
WPDocker‘s aim is SaaSified WordPress deployment via Docker, from former CyberChimps (maintainer of the popular Responsive theme) owner Trent Lapinski. Trent says the future of WordPress is containers, which is a reasonable position for someone with a service for providing Docker containers.