DEV Community

Discussion on: What is docker?

kayis profile image
K (he/him)

Is it a good idea to use this for front-end dev-environments?

I had some issues with npm and nodejs versions back in the days, would be nice if I could create a something stable that would minimize dev-env setup and would always build my stuff.

Thread Thread
davids89 profile image
David

Yes, it's perfect to make isolated projects and configure a specific version of dependecies.

Thread Thread
kayis profile image
K (he/him)

Does Docker for Mac work with Xcode (cli stuff)?

Thread Thread
davids89 profile image
David

I use it in Mac with the terminal to use the cli

Thread Thread
kayis profile image
K (he/him)

I want to build iOS apps with the Xcode cli tools and fastlane, that's why I'm asking :)

Thread Thread
davids89 profile image
David

By the official website

Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications, whether on laptops, data center VMs, or the cloud.