re: Which trend or advancement is being overlooked by most developers? VIEW POST

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re: Containers and container orchestration wasn't mentioned here (maybe the movement is over?) but it is changing the way apps are developed, tested, a...
 

Containers and container orchestration wasn't mentioned here (maybe the movement is over?) but it is changing the way apps are developed, tested, and deployed across the board.

I wouldn't call it an overlooked example though :D Containers are talked about everywhere. I'm almost "tired" of hearing about Docker and k8s :P

it is not a far stretch of the imagination to see containerized applications running on client machines as a deployment option

Really interesting, didn't think about this. The only issue I see is that containerized desktop apps will always look foreign to the system if run in a different OS but you made me think about a couple of possible advantages:

  • sandboxing and security (you already have sandboxing in modern OS through virtualization)
  • running old apps that are not supported by the host OS (but again, isn't this already accomplished by virtualization?)

What do you think?

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