Announcing Docker for PHP Developers Video Course

Published on by

Announcing Docker for PHP Developers Video Course image

Since the release of his book in January, Laravel News writer Paul Redmond, has been working on a Docker for PHP Developers video course, a hands-on, tutorial style book + videos on using Docker and PHP in development.

Today, the Docker for PHP Developers video course is available for purchase!

There are two options available for purchase at the time of writing for the new screencast bundle with a discount for Laravel News readers:

Here’s a preview video from the course – Automating Docker Builds with GitLab CI:

The Starter Video Bundle includes the first 36 videos (4.5 hours of content) that cover the following:

  • Installing Docker on Mac, Windows, and Linux
  • Docker PHP Basics
  • LAMP Setup
  • Working with PHP Composer and Private PHP Packages
  • Configuring Web servers like Apache, Nginx, and Caddy
  • Wrangling Dependencies and Working with Legacy Apps in Docker
  • Customizing Docker Startup Commands
  • Working with Docker registries – Including Docker Hub and GitLab
  • Automating Docker builds on Docker Cloud
  • Automating Docker builds with GitLab CI

In addition to the Starter Video Bundle content, the Complete Video Bundle offers a complete walk-through on working with Docker and Laravel (3 hours of content):

  • Getting Started with Docker and Laravel
  • Copying files into a Docker image
  • Configuring Apache Vhosts with Docker
  • Configuring mod_rewrite
  • Automating application setup and workflow with Docker Compose
  • Configuring a MySQL service
  • Configuring a Redis service for Sessions, Caching, and Queues
  • Using volumes for Instant Code Changes
  • Docker and XDebug Setup
  • Building a flexible XDebug setup with per-developer Environment configuration
  • Customizing the docker CMD in a Laravel project
  • Running the Laravel Scheduler and Queue Worker in Docker
  • Configuring PHP.ini files
  • Flexible Opcache configuration for both development and production
  • Using Nginx with Laravel
  • Automated Builds with GitLab CI and Laravel
  • A complete GitLab CI pipeline to build Laravel Composer packages and frontend assets

According to Paul, this course is an efficient way to learn the ins and outs of Docker development—using a familiar language (PHP)—without the pain of learning it all on your own.

Learn concepts that can get a little confusing to newcomers:

  • How to organize your projects with Docker configuration files
  • How to manage containers (start, stop, remove, etc.)
  • How to install PHP Composer packages (including private packages)
  • How to configure Xdebug and profiling
  • How to retrofit Docker with a legacy project
  • How to automate Docker builds
  • How to orchestrate multiple services like Redis and MySQL
  • How to work with volumes for a quick development workflow
  • How to deploy Docker images

This book is fit for beginners and intermediates, but could also be useful to more experienced Docker users wanting to compare/contrast different techniques for using Docker with PHP projects.

As you go through the course, you will set up multiple projects and manage Docker containers, which means that you’ll get plenty of wrench time using Docker with PHP frameworks.

Paul had this to say about his video course and book:

I have had this course in my head for about three years and started writing about a year ago. The course is a culmination of everything I’ve learned building numerous Docker projects for PHP development. You will learn how to build a LAMP application from scratch, and then move on to configuring development tools, automating project image builds, and finally to deploying applications.

One of my favorite chapters to write was on using Docker with legacy projects. Although the goal is to keep projects updated, we’ve all had those legacy projects in our lives. Docker is a great way to streamline your legacy environment so you can start the upgrade process and run older apps more consistently while you begin upgrading.

Both video bundles include Paul’s Docker for PHP Developers book. Here’s the full chapter outline of the book:

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Docker
  • Chapter 2: PHP Container Basics
  • Chapter 3: LAMP with Docker
  • Chapter 4: Development Tools
  • Chapter 5: Composer PHP
  • Chapter 6: PHP-FPM and Webservers
  • Chapter 7: Chapter 7 Legacy PHP Applications
  • Chapter 8: Custom Commands
  • Chapter 9: Docker Registry Builds
  • Chapter 10: Deploying Docker

Be sure to use the code “laravelnews” at checkout to receive the discount:


The links included are affiliate links which means if you decide to buy Laravel News gets a little kickback to help run this site.

Eric L. Barnes photo

Eric is the creator of Laravel News and has been covering Laravel since 2012.

Cube

Laravel Newsletter

Join 40k+ other developers and never miss out on new tips, tutorials, and more.

image
DocuWriter.ai

Save hours of manually writing Code Documentation, Comments & DocBlocks, Test suites and Refactoring.

Visit DocuWriter.ai
Laravel Forge logo

Laravel Forge

Easily create and manage your servers and deploy your Laravel applications in seconds.

Laravel Forge
Tinkerwell logo

Tinkerwell

The must-have code runner for Laravel developers. Tinker with AI, autocompletion and instant feedback on local and production environments.

Tinkerwell
No Compromises logo

No Compromises

Joel and Aaron, the two seasoned devs from the No Compromises podcast, are now available to hire for your Laravel project. ⬧ Flat rate of $7500/mo. ⬧ No lengthy sales process. ⬧ No contracts. ⬧ 100% money back guarantee.

No Compromises
Kirschbaum logo

Kirschbaum

Providing innovation and stability to ensure your web application succeeds.

Kirschbaum
Shift logo

Shift

Running an old Laravel version? Instant, automated Laravel upgrades and code modernization to keep your applications fresh.

Shift
LoadForge logo

LoadForge

Easy, affordable load testing and stress tests for websites, APIs and databases.

LoadForge
Paragraph logo

Paragraph

Manage your Laravel app as if it was a CMS – edit any text on any page or in any email without touching Blade or language files.

Paragraph
Lucky Media logo

Lucky Media

Bespoke software solutions built for your business. We ♥ Laravel

Lucky Media
Lunar: Laravel E-Commerce logo

Lunar: Laravel E-Commerce

E-Commerce for Laravel. An open-source package that brings the power of modern headless e-commerce functionality to Laravel.

Lunar: Laravel E-Commerce
Bacancy - Staff Augmentation logo

Bacancy - Staff Augmentation

Leave your web app development hustles to the leading IT Staff Augmentation Service Providers. Choose from an extensive pool of 1050+ developers and give yourself the sigh of success you deserve with Bacancy. Get In Touch Today!

Bacancy - Staff Augmentation
DocuWriter.ai logo

DocuWriter.ai

Save hours of manually writing Code Documentation, Comments & DocBlocks, Test suites and Refactoring.

DocuWriter.ai
Rector logo

Rector

Your partner for seamless Laravel upgrades, cutting costs, and accelerating innovation for successful companies

Rector

The latest

View all →
Add Kanban Boards to Your Laravel App in Seconds image

Add Kanban Boards to Your Laravel App in Seconds

Read article
October CMS v3.6 Ships Today, Full of New Features image

October CMS v3.6 Ships Today, Full of New Features

Read article
Laracon EU Videos are now out image

Laracon EU Videos are now out

Read article
Use Google's Gemini AI in Laravel image

Use Google's Gemini AI in Laravel

Read article
PhpStorm is getting a brand new terminal image

PhpStorm is getting a brand new terminal

Read article
Six Essential Plugins for Visual Studio Code image

Six Essential Plugins for Visual Studio Code

Read article