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.
You may know Peter Suhm as the man behind WP Pusher, a plugin that lets you securely deploy your plugins and themes directly from GitHub, Bitbucket or GitLab to any WordPress site on any type of hosting.
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….
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,…
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.
Docker adoption is up five times over in the last year, and the surge is being lead by big companies. This was the trend I suspected, but this survey of 7,000 organizations confirms it.
Gilbert Pellegrom compares local development with Vagrant versus Docker. He concludes that while Docker is interesting, Vagrant is a bit easier to get going, and I quite agree. There are also more mature and well developed tools for WordPress with Vagrant. And, one of the nice features of Docker is not needing a VM, except…