Perspective from the Inside: A Couple Weeks In

After my first few weeks at Docker, I wanted to quickly follow up on my first blog post. First off, I would like to share my progress towards my promised contribution to the Docker open source project. I made two pull requests: A Docker image that lets you convert an image to an ascii image. I used the jp2a utility for it. Try it out for yourself: https://github.com/mtesselH/jp2a To run it: $ docker run -it mtesselh/jp2a <url to your favorite image> Here is an example: I made a request to make it an official image but, while everyone had fun playing with the new image, it was deemed not suited to be an official image for the Docker Hub Official Image library. It is now in my Docker Hub account where you can access it using the above command. I Continue reading…

Dockerized by Marianna Tessel SVP Engineering

    I am incredibly excited to be spending my first week here at Docker!  The shift from a big, more established company back to the start-up world was a key element in my job exploration. For those of you who are also looking to be a part of the great things that are happening in tech, I want to share what drew me specifically to this thrilling opportunity at Docker: Right concept:  The technology solves a huge problem for developers––it simplifies the development process and puts it on a continuum with deployment.  That leads to a new generation of applications that can be rapidly developed and incorporated into new services. Open source:  This is the way to develop code today––you have an entire community of passionate users contributing. I am working on my first contribution too. Stay tuned! Small but poised for Continue reading…