Tag: docker

mediawiki-docker-dev in mwcli

The original mediawiki-docker-dev environment was created by accident and without much design back in 2017. In 2020 I started working on a new branch with some intentional design and quite liked the direction. And now finally, the all of the mediawiki-docker-dev functionality exists in a new home, with more intentional design, tests, stability, releases and…

By addshore November 4, 2021 0

mwcli CI in Wikimedia GitLab (docker in docker)

mwcli is a golang CLI tool that I have been working on over the past year to replace the mediawiki-docker-dev development environment that I accidently created a few years back (among other things). I didn’t start the CLI, but I did this mediawiki-docker-dev like functionality. As some point through the development journey it became clear…

By addshore November 1, 2021 4

Developing on Windows, the WSL life

The Windows developer experience has evolved quite allot in the last 5-10 years. I now spend most of my development life running Windows with WSL2 and using Windows Terminal and winget. So here are a few pointers from my experiences so far. WSL (WSL2) WSL2 is what you want! The first version of WSL was…

By addshore October 20, 2021 4

mediawiki-docker-dev, a history

MediaWiki-Docker-Dev (or MWDD) is a development environment for MediaWiki, based on Docker and docker-compose. It was created back in 2017 at the Wikimedia Hackathon in Vienna where it had a slightly difference feature set and focus. (Original Slides). Since inception the git repo now has 180 commits from 20 authors over the course of 4…

By addshore May 22, 2021 1

dockerit v0.0.5 (Easier than docker run)

dockerit is a small CLI tool that I have been working on during the start of 2021. It’s intended to make running one off commands and CLI tooling easier in docker. Rather than having to write a long string of parameters for docker run, instead you can just use dockerit. This applies to both CLI…

By addshore February 20, 2021 0

PHP 7 composer docker image digest

At some point in the last weeks the composer docker image that can be found on docker hub switched from PHP7 to PHP8. Some projects, such as wikibase-docker, still require PHP7 for installation. It looks like the composer image is not going to be providing an additional tag using a pre PHP 8 version, thus…

By addshore January 30, 2021 0

Go Docker SDK, Raw Terminal Ctrl+C handling

I spent my weekend in working on a new project called dockerit. It’s a simple wrapper around Docker written in Go and making use of the Docker SDK. One of the biggest sticking points for me, being fairly new with the Golang world, was trying to pass stdin stdout and stderr between the container and…

By addshore January 10, 2021 3