Ted Bowman and Mike Anello, both back from DrupalCon Nashville, spend some quality time together to catch up on all the latest happenings involving local development environments. Ted hosted some BoFs about the topic, and Mike posted a comparison of some of the more popular Docker-based, Drupal-focused local development tools, so we figured it was a good time to devote an entire podcast on the topic. In addition, Mike and Ted name their "favorite thing" from DrupalCon Nashville.
- An official Drupal local development environment? BoF at DrupalCon Nashville.
- Improving Drupal's evaluator experience BoF at DrupalCon Nashville.
- Mailing list if you're interested in helping out.
- Drupal, the Fastest - Improving the evaluator experience blog post by Jeff Geerlilng.
- Provide a single command to install & run Drupal.
- Proposal: Create an Official Local Development Environment
- Layout Initiative session from DrupalCon Nashville.
- People of Color & Allies in Drupal BoF from DrupalCon Nashville.
- Teamwork and Leadership workshop from DrupalCon Nashville.
- DDEV, Docksal, and Lando: A Comparison - blog post by Mike.
- Grand Ole Drupry Prenote from DrupalCon Nashville.
- MyDropWizard.com - Long-term-support services for Drupal 6, 7, and 8 sites.
- WebEnabled.com - devPanel.
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I think https://github.com/wodby/docker4drupal addresses a couple of issues cited in this episode:
1. Docker for Mac feeling slow. Docker4Drupal now leverages cached mounts and speed is pretty amazing. It is a Docker for Mac improvement so should be available to other Docker based local dev environment projects.
2. Docker4Drupal makes it easy to drop a single docker-compose.yml file in the root of the project and spin up Drupal. I keep a couple of these files around pre-configured for the way I prefer to run D7 and D8 projects.
Hope that helps!