.NET Core and Docker

Putting a .NET Core app in a container

I have been very busy learning new stuff this weekend. Moving to a new team, new tech stack and not enough time to get a feel for what is actually involved before we get our hands dirty! So in an earlier post I discussed docker and containerisation. Here is an example .NET Core App with its Dockerfile that I created while following the docs. https://github.com/lonelydev/dotnet-core-docker It is really easy. What I am yet to try though is actually deploying this using a pipeline in azure devops....

October 4, 2020 · 1 min · 97 words · eakangk
Containers and Virtual Machines

Containers! Docker! Virtual Machines! What exactly do they do?

Background In the last 3 years or so, a lot of blog posts, youtube videos and tutorials came out about containerising applications. I had completely ignored this topic as there was no immediate use of containers that I could apply to my work. Those new to the software industry might not even have heard of containers. When I ask about it to those who brag about it, comparisons are made to Virtual machines but I never really got the details out from anyone, or you can say, I was not satisfied with explanations....

October 4, 2020 · 8 min · 1620 words · eakangk