SET UP A RABBITMQ CLUSTER ON YOUR LAPTOP USING DOCKER

Learn how to quickly set up a local RabbitMQ cluster using nothing more than the official RabbitMQ Docker image. I will show you two versions that you can use to launch the cluster: one using docker run and the other using docker-compose. You're going to learn how to enable clustering in RabbitMQ, how to make Docker containers work with each other as well as how to easily test a RabbitMQ infrastructure without even having to install RabbitMQ.

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[VIDEO] How to copy a file from a Docker container to the host machine

I created a short video to help you understand the basics of using the docker cp command.

It is meant to help people who are using Docker understand how to copy a file from a running Docker container to their host machine. In my case, I'm using a container I built for a personal project, which creates PDF documents from websites. The generated document, resides exclusively inside the container. It is then copied using docker cp to my host machine, where I can open and inspect it.


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X in a box - containers for developers video series?

For quite some time I wanted to help developers better understand Docker containers. I’ve been working with containers for the past 2.5 years and like most of you, I was just a full stack JavaScript developer. I had to learn how to use Docker containers with no previous knowledge and little or no guidance.

It was like being thrown off a plane with an umbrella instead of a parachute. This wasn’t necessarily a bad thing. I had a lot of time to make mistakes, miss deadlines and crash production apps.

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