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….
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…
Docker For Mac beta has been released (limited release actually) and there’s a great review of it. Docker has a lot of promise, and many barriers have been removed with the new app, and the ease of use (and time saved) is enticing.
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.
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.
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.