Necessary prior knowledge
- No prior knowledge of Docker is required to benefit from the book.
- Basic knowledge of Linux system administration is recommended.
- Have basic knowledge to work with text editors like
vim, but if you don’t know them you can use alternatives like
Content of the book
Learn about the pieces that make up the book. Together they make up the right environment to learn Docker quickly.
Local work environment
The exercises can be done from the reader’s personal computer. In operating systems with a graphical interface, it is recommended to use Docker Desktop, for the rest of the systems Docker Engine can be installed.
You do not need to pay for subscriptions to use Docker Desktop.
The chapters explain the concepts step by step. It is recommended to read them in the order they appear to follow the logic defined by the author. However, if you need knowledge on a specific topic, you can go directly to the desired chapter.
Each chapter begins and ends a specific topic about containers.
Images to support the concepts
During the learning process it is necessary to appropriate the new concepts as quickly as possible. To guarantee this speed, images have been included in each chapter that support the idea to be conveyed. For example:
Practical exercises in the Terminal
Each chapter includes multiple practical examples associated with the concept developed. The source code for all exercises is on GitHub.