Jenny Fong

In the early days of public cloud, developers started going around IT to get fast access to computing resources, creating the first round of “Shadow IT”. Today, most large enterprises have embraced cloud applications and infrastructure, and work collaboratively across application development and operations teams to serve their needs. But there’s a risk we’ll invite the same thing to happen again by making a container platform decision that doesn’t involve your developers. Here are 3 reasons to include developers in your platform decisions.

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Antonis Kalipetis

WSL 2 is Microsoft’s second take on shipping a Linux Kernel with Windows that includes a full fledged virtual machine. It was only natural that Docker would embrace this change and ship a Docker Desktop for Windows version that runs on WSL 2. In this blog, I’ll show you an example of how to develop Docker-powered applications using the Docker Desktop WSL 2 Tech Preview.

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Ben De St Paer-Gotch

The Technical Preview of Docker Desktop for WSL 2 is now available!

It makes use of the new Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) version that Microsoft recently made available on Windows insider fast ring. It has allowed us to provide improvements to file system sharing, boot time and access to some new features for Docker Desktop users. Here are 5 things you can try today with the preview.

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Gianluca Arbezzano

The popularity of microservices and the use of third-party services for non-business critical features has drastically increased the number of integrations that make up the modern application. All of these integration points require different layers of testing.

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Bret Fisher

There’s a ton of info out there on using Node.js with Docker, but so much of it is years out of date, and I’m here to help you optimize your setups for Node.js 10+ and Docker 18.09+.

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Jenny Burcio

Developers ranked Docker as the #1 most wanted platform, #2 most loved platform, and #3 most broadly used platform in the 2019 Stack Overflow Developer Survey. Nearly 90,000 developers from around the world responded to the survey. So we asked the community why they love Docker, and here are 10 of the reasons they shared:   It works on everyone’s machine. Docker eliminates the “but it worked on my laptop” problem. “I love docker because it takes environment specific issues out of the equation – making the developer’s life easier and improving productivity by reducing time wasted debugging issues that ultimately don’t…

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Gareth Rushgrove

Docker App is a new tool we spoke briefly about back at DockerCon US 2018. We’ve been working on `docker-app` to make container applications simpler to share and easier to manage across different teams and between different environments, and we open sourced it so you can already download Docker App from GitHub at https://github.com/docker/app. In talking to others about problems they’ve experienced sharing and collaborating on the broad area we call “applications” we came to a realisation: it’s a more general problem that others have been working on too. That’s why we’re happy to collaborate with Microsoft on the new…

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Sergio Pineda

    Docker will be at DEVIntersection 2018 in Las Vegas the first week in December. DEVIntersection now in its fifth year, brings Microsoft leaders, engineers and industry experts together to educate, network, and share their expertise with developers. This year DEVIntersection will have a Developer, SQL Server and AI/Azure tracks integrated into a single event. Docker be featured at DEVIntersection via the following sessions: Modernizing .NET Applications with Docker on Azure Derrick Miller, a Docker Senior Solutions Engineer, will deliver a session focused on using containers as a modernization path for traditional applications, including how to select Windows Server…

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