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Using Docker for Magento 2 development

In the last year the Docker project got a lot of adoption due to its simpler and streamlined use flow, portability across systems, application isolation, lower resources footprint, container versioning and the list can go on. A big part of this rise in adoption is also due to its team paying more attention to the community and community events. I myself got started after a local Docker community meetup, where a discussion with a mentor helped me understand the Docker ecosystem and flow.
An aspect I really like about working with Docker is the fact that it solves a real problem, mainly found in long term projects: the time spent configuring a working environment for the project. One recurring issue I keep seeing in projects is that each time we need to add a new environment, either because a new team member joins the project or we need a new test


 

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