Ken Muse
Fast Start Dev Containers

Fast Start Dev Containers

Want to reduce how long it takes to get your Dev Container started? Take advantage of some advanced caching techniques!

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Using the Docker Cache

Using the Docker Cache

There's more than one way to make your builds fast. When working with Docker, sometimes the easiest way is to use the built-in cache!

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Waiting for Docker Compose Up

Waiting for Docker Compose Up

Getting a container running isn't good enough. You need to know it's healthy and ready for requests. Today we learn how to get Docker Compose to wait…

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Forcing Dev Containers To Use AMD64

Forcing Dev Containers To Use AMD64

Loving your new Apple Silicon based Mac, but need to force the container to be AMD64? There's a hack for that…

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Marking Workspaces Safe with Dotfiles

Marking Workspaces Safe with Dotfiles

There are many ways to automate the process of marking directories as "safe" to avoid the "detected dubious ownership in repository" message. Last week, I discussed how to modify the devcontainer.json. This week, let's see an alternative using Dotfiles.

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