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Are Dev Containers the future for local development environments?

TLDR: Maybe, but it's still a bit clunky. What are Dev Containers you might ask? Elementary, my dear Watson* / fellow developer. It’s a fancy way of using container images as a full blown development environment. You can read for more details, but the key IMHO that is missing on the homepage, is that it can run actual compose.yaml (popularised by docker-compose) as an entry point. You can consider this post a follow up A Go(lang) journey in live reload and pretty panics....

02 August, 2023 · 6 min · 1101 words · Alexandru Bucur
How to make golang panics prettier

A Go(lang) journey in live reload and pretty panics

TLDR: Use docker + cosmtrek/air + panicparse One of my passions is DX, and while I’m not always getting it right, the enjoyment is there to make people’s lives a little bit more productive. Some context Coming from a predominantly PHP background, at least in my bubble, having “pretty” error messages when doing development is pretty much a given. Regardless of the framework you might be using all of them use php....

03 May, 2023 · 6 min · 1127 words · Alexandru Bucur