Setting Up a Working Environment

In the last chapter, we learned what Docker containers are and why they're important. We learned what kinds of problems containers solve in a modern software supply chain.

In this chapter, we are going to prepare our personal or working environment to work efficiently and effectively with Docker. We will discuss in detail how to set up an ideal environment for developers, DevOps, and operators that can be used when working with Docker containers.

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • The Linux command shell
  • PowerShell for Windows
  • Installing and using a package manager
  • Installing Git and cloning the code repository
  • Choosing and installing a code editor
  • Installing Docker for Desktop on macOS or Windows ...

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