“Back in the early days of WordPress development… I could only have one system on my local computer.”

— Cal Evans

In this developer-oriented conversation for Post Status Excerpt, David talks about WordPress development with Cal Evans. Cal explains the basics of Docker and Lando — as well as the advantages of using them. Docker is an open platform for developing, shipping, and running applications. It can work with Lando to automate your development workflow.

Why This Matters: Developers — both individually and in teams — are building more complex applications with (and for) WordPress, so the software stack is getting more complex. How you setup your environment (local, cloud, or both) is becoming more important, and developers should educate themselves on the available options — especially with popular choices being explored by PHP developers.

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