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Set up Drupal with Docker

In short, Docker is an open source tool that allows the use of containers. Containers consist of predefined lines of code built by the community. Anyone can push his docker file for other people to use. Of course, Docker has a lot more functionality that I just mentioned: mounting volumes, linking containers and so on. In this blog, I will document my little experience on setting up a full Drupal Development Environment!

As usual, Google search engine was my hero. I came up with many tutorials which helped me to get started with Docker.
Step 0: Install Docker At first, this step was confusing... docker commands were known for its long commands. Mainly due to flags. But hopefully, I only had to follow the steps command by command!
Step 1: Set up Drupal Development Environment1.1. To start with, a database was needed for local development. In this command, I run a database from the MariaDB image, put 'drupal' as database password and named the container 'drupaldock'