About the Book
Docker For Developers is designed for developers who are looking at Docker as a replacement for development environments like virtualization, or devops people who want to see how to take an exisitng application and integrate Docker into that workflow. This book covers not only how to work with Docker, but how to make Docker work with your application.
You will learn how to work with containers, what they are, and how they can help you as a developer.
You will learn how Docker can make it easier to build, test, and deploy distributed applications. By running Docker and seperating out the different concerns of your application you will have a more robust, scalable application.
You will learn how to use Docker to deploy your application and make it a part of your deployment strategy, helping not only ensure your environments are the same but also making it easier to package and deliver.
About the Author
Chris Tankersley is a PHP Developer living in Northwest Ohio. He has been developing PHP applications for more than ten years, across a wide variety of frameworks and business needs. In addition to programming, Chris manages hosting and server deployments for developers that are looking for more than just what basic hosting provides. He currently spends most of his time working with Sculpin, Zend Framework 2, and Drupal.
Chris is also an author of many PHP articles for php[architect], as well as a speaker, traveling around the US giving talks at many PHP-base conferences. Chris also helped found the Northwest Ohio PHP User Group. Chris is the PHP FIG representative for Sculpin, a static site generator written in PHP, and the lead developer for the PHP Mentoring website.