5 nifty new tools for Docker

Posted on 10-08-2015 , by: Serdar Yegulalp , in , 0 Comments

Blink and you might miss some of the most interesting developments around Docker these days. Aside from progress on Docker itself, other projects are being built on top of it or empowered by it — as well as the emergence of workflow techniques and deployment strategies Docker makes possible.

Here are five recent creations that are either powered by Docker at their cores or make Docker easier to work with.


A Docker-powered, MIT-licensed development environment, Dusty is an alternative to Docker Compose that makes up for Compose’s rickety OS X support and handling of container specifications. It’s also intended to substitute for the VM-provisioning system Vagrant; Dusty claims it can handle version-based isolation of app dependencies and easier updating of services that Vagrant can’t.

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