Getting Started with Docker
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Getting Started with Docker

About the Book

Do you need to lear Docker, and do you like learning through hands-on?

If yes, this is the book for you...

Getting Started with Docker, brought to you by best-selling author Nigel Poulton, assumes zero prior experience and gets you to the point you can containerize and deploy a simple multi-container app.

You'll learn:

- All the industry jargon and Docker fundamentals

- How to containerize apps

- How to build images and work with registries

- How to deploy and manage microservices apps

- How to work work with Wasm and Docker

Along the way, Nigel will explain everything as clearly as possible and bust every piece of jargon.

When you're done, you'll be ready to start using Docker at work.

About the Author

Nigel Poulton
Nigel Poulton

Nigel is a self confessed technology addict who is hell-bent on creating the best Kubernetes and cloud learning resources on the planet. He's the author of over 16 video training courses at Pluralsight, as well as more at A Cloud Guru, Udemy and more... He's active on Twitter, creates weekly and monthly Kubernetes videos on YouTube, and his website is the best place for links to learn about Kubernetes. When he's not rocking it with Kubernetes, he likes cars and football.

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Table of Contents

  • About the book
    • What does the book cover
    • Will the book make you an expert
    • Will you know what you’re talking about when you finish the book
    • Editions
    • Terminology and responsible language
    • Feedback
  • The sample apps
  • 1: Intro to containers
    • Why containers
    • Big picture view
    • Images
    • Containers
    • Registries
    • The Open Container Initiative
    • Containers and virtual machines
    • Microservices
    • Linux containers and Windows containers
    • The future
    • Jargon recap
    • Chapter summary
  • 2: Getting Docker
    • Docker Desktop
    • Multipass
    • Docker Hub and Docker accounts
    • Install the git CLI
    • Chapter summary
  • 3: Running your first container
    • Pre-reqs
    • Running your first container
    • Managing containers with Docker Desktop
    • Chapter summary
  • 4: Containerizing an application
    • Pre-reqs
    • Overview of the app
    • Test the app
    • Containerize the app
    • Test the containerized app
    • Clean-up
    • Chapter summary
  • 5: Images and registries
    • Working with images
    • Working with registries
    • Multi-architecture images
    • Chapter summary
  • 6: Multi-container apps with Compose
    • Overview of the app
    • The Compose file
    • Deploy the app
    • Manage the app
    • Chapter summary
  • 7: Docker and WebAssembly
    • Pre-reqs
    • Intro to Wasm
    • Write a Wasm app
    • Containerize a Wasm app
    • Deploy a Wasm app
    • Clean up
    • Chapter summary
  • 8: What next
  • Appendix A: Lab code
    • Pre-reqs
    • Chapter 3: Running your first container
    • Chapter 4: Containerizing an application
    • Chapter 5: Images and Registries
    • Chapter 6: Multi-container apps
    • Chapter 7: Docker and WebAssembly
  • Terminology
  • Index
  • More from the author

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