Developing Docker Apps: Core Principles

Docker provides the de facto standard developer experience for containerized applications. This course will teach you the core principles for developing containerized applications with Docker, focusing on recognized best practices.
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(26)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 14, 2021
Duration
2h 40m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Using Volumes to Develop Applications in Containers
Separating Application Build and Execution with Multi-stage Builds
Best Practices for Optimizing Docker Images
Making Configuration Data Available to Containerized Applications
Configuring Logging for Containerized Applications
Debugging Containerized Applications Using an IDE
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Course info
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(26)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
May 14, 2021
Duration
2h 40m
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Establishing a productive environment for developing containerized applications can be tricky. In this course, Developing Docker Apps: Core Principles, you'll learn the techniques that are necessary to be successful in developing with Docker. First, you'll discover how to develop inside containers to speed up your development workflow. Next, you'll explore some best practices for making your containers lean and more secure. Finally, you'll learn how to debug your applications when they're running in a container. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to confidently develop software applications using a container-oriented workflow.

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About the author

Nigel is an IT professional with over 25 years of experience, gained in technical and management roles, including as CEO of a technical consulting organization. He has recently returned to his technical roots, and provide tuition in the domain of microservices and container technologies.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is Nigel Brown, and welcome to my course, Developing Docker Apps: Core Principles. I'm an independent writer, courseware developer, and classroom trainer for cloud‑native software technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes. Docker containers have helped accelerate the boom in cloud‑native computing over recent years. It's not just the lightweight, immutable nature of containers running production services that make them attractive, it's also the flexibility and productivity they provide whilst iterating over the inner loop of software development. This course explores the core principles associated with developing containerized software application services. Some of the main topics we'll cover include working with Docker images to suit different programming language types, using best practice to optimize Docker images for size and efficiency, consuming configuration from the environment, and debugging containerized apps from within an IDE. By the end of the course, you'll be equipped with the core principles that are needed to develop software applications in a containerized setting. To get the best from the course, you should be familiar with software development practices and have a basic understanding of containerization and how it can be used to package and run software applications. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about developing with containers with the Developing Docker Apps: Core Principles course, at Pluralsight.