Victor Coisne

The Docker team is organizing a 24-hour hackathon for the Docker community during the weekend before DockerCon 2015. Thanks to help from our sponsor Rancher Labs, this year’s DockerCon Hackathon will be our largest ever! Spots are limited for this year’s hackathon, so be sure to RSVP now. Didn’t get a spot? Don’t worry: just join the waitlist and we’ll let you know when a spot opens up. Please note that all registrations must be completed through Eventbrite and that an RSVP to the Hackathon does not include access to the DockerCon conference – click here to purchase a ticket…

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April was quite an eventful month for the Docker Community. By the end of April, over 1,200 people attended the 24 birthday events organized by the Docker community in 11 countries. With the overwhelming number of contributions we received, we were able to donate $25,000 to the Oceanic Society. Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who dedicated their time and expertise to make these events a success.     In the month of May, there will be lots of fantastic events across the world. Have a look at the agenda for this month and make sure not to…

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David Messina

Docker turns two this week. To celebrate the incredible contributions of our community in such a short period of time and to continue to support and grow it, we are kicking off our first ever open-source-a-thon. The goal is to introduce the skill and potential of contributing to open source to over 1,500 developers around the world, while supporting a charity near and dear to us; marine life and oceanic conservation. We wish to adopt a real female blue whale–Molly Dock–to be a companion to our own Moby Dock.   Aside from our collective wishes for more open source and…

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John Willis

About Me John Willis joined docker from the recent Socketplane acquisition. John is one of the founding members of the core Devopsdays team and was an early executive of both Chef and Enstratius (sold to Dell).   A little history… In early February 2013, I received a tweet from Adrian Cole telling me that I should talk to this Dotcloud outfit. I typically don’t ignore Adrian (not a wise move), but this time, in all honesty, I ignored his tweet. At the time, the public PaaS market was a race to the bottom. Heroku was killing Engine Yard and I wasn’t really…

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We are thrilled to announce the acquisition of Kitematic, the fastest and easiest way to use Docker on the Mac.  Because Docker is a tool for developers, we find that the developers in the ecosystem build the best tools for Docker.  Orchard’s Fig (now Compose) and SocketPlane are great examples of where great ideas were generated in the ecosystem to improving the developer experience and providing operational flexibility for distributed applications. Today with Kitematic, we take another step in simplifying the developer experience and making Docker accessible to new and different software developers – further growing and enriching the community and ecosystem together.

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Michael Chiang

If you didn’t already know, Kitematic is the fastest and the easiest way to use Docker on your Mac  We are super excited to announce Kitematic is going to be part of Docker family.  We get to work alongside the team of developers that inspired us to start a company together.  Together we will continue our mission to build easy-to-use yet powerful open source developer products at Docker. So why did we join Docker? The answer to that question can be found in the Kitematic story. The Itch We Had to Scratch It all began in our student apartment (ok…

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Steve Francia

I’m thrilled to introduce Docker’s new open source community manager, Thea Lamkin. Thea (pronounced Tey-uh) will be focused on the contributor community and experience. She joins us from New Relic, where she was very active in building a great developer-centric community.   Our contributor community could not be in better hands. Thea has deep passion for and experience with communities, developer or otherwise. Prior to New Relic she managed communities at Flickr and Tiny Speck (pre-Slack). At Flickr Thea had the challenging experience of working with the community and the mountain of mostly negative feedback around Flickr’s major redesign in 2013….

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