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Month: November 2017

Docker – My recent experience

It’s been two days, roughly 12 hours real time getting spun up on a new project. The client requirements here means we must use Docker for our development environments. When I first heard this, I was seriously excited… docker, unit tests, standardization… who wouldn’t enjoy stability? Right? Yesterday morning I began to setup docker on Windows 10. My first immediate thought is “download Docker” so I did… two hours into client documentation, I realized “Docker for Windows” required Windows 10 Pro – which explained why I had so many issues. So, after a few calls with my fellow peeps, I downloaded and installed Docker Toolbox, which is supposed to be for those of us who don’t have Windows 10 Pro. Installation was pretty smooth, no bumps, no issues.…

My Year in Review – 2017

Truth is, I tried to title this post about three times before writing it, and blogging is hard – but I read somewhere that you should just do it, and learn. That’s been my whole deal this year, just do it and learn! So, without further bantering on my indecision, here’s my year in review! One of the hardest things I’ve learned thus far, is living without parents. My last parent ( father ) passed away in September of last year. Needless to say, Christmas was hard — add to that other holidays following, the kids had to get used to not seeing pawpaw. Even typing this I get somewhat emotional thinking of the past, wondering what could have been, what I would’ve changed. Truth is, I’m not…