It is hard to read much content about modern development before you run into the idea of containers.  This new technology is an excellent way to reduce time to deploy and ensure environments are as similar as possible.  Plus, it provides an easy to use framework and platform for creating and deploying containers. Making it easy tool for anyone to use and getting started quickly. So, take a few minutes and watch our presentation on Docker. You will be amazed at how easy it is for you to get started.

Get to know Docker

In this presentation, we are going to walk thru a step by step tutorial on how to install and setup Docker on a development machine. Once, installed, we will review the CLI tools and commands necessary to build, deploy, and run contains. Finally, we will walk through a simple use case of building a simple hello world application. This application is going to be a Spring Boot application that we will turn into a Docker container, deploy, and run our application from Docker.

Some additional topics we will be covering:
  • What is Docker?
  • What is a container?
  • Containers vs. VMs

Additional Resources you will need:

This series comes from our mentoring/mastermind classes.  These classes are virtual meetings that focus on how to improve our technical skills and build our businesses.  The goals of each member vary.  However, this diversity makes for great discussions and a ton of educational value every time we meet.  We hope you enjoy viewing this series as much as we enjoy creating it.  As always, this may not be all new to you, but we hope it helps you be a better developer.

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