Chapter 7. Putting It All Together

In this, our final chapter, we will look at how we put everything we have learned in the previous chapters together along with how it could fit with your development and deployment workflows.

Also, we will talk about how to best describe Docker to others, typically you will find that people will assume that Docker containers are just like virtual machines. We will also look at what the benefits are along with some use cases.


The first five chapters of this book work through a typical workflow for working with Docker containers through development all the way through to production:

  • Local development & packaging (Chapter 1, Installing Docker Locally and Chapter 2, Launching Applications Using Docker)
  • Staging ...

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