Posts about Dev Containers

Dev container config for .NET Angular project

For simple projects with a single technology stack, you're likely to find a dev container template preconfigured with everything you need. That's what happened to me when I created my first dev container. For larger projects with more than one technology stack, more configuration will be needed.

Dev container config for 3rd party repositories

In a previous blog post, I described how Dev Containers can make web development easier for projects that assume Linux/macOS development environment. The approach works best when you can get the Dev Container configuration committed to the upstream repository. If that's not an option, you'll have to fiddle with your own branches or uncommitted changes to use them. Fortunately, VS Code supports an alternative approach to configuring the Dev Containers.

Develop with Dev Containers in Windows

I wanted to fix a bug in Tabliss that had been bothering me for some time, but I could not build the project on Windows without changing the NPM scripts. So I decided to try Visual Studio Code Dev Containers.