Self-testing fabfile using docker

By : Javed Khan

In my last blog post, I discussed deploying django on docker. This is a blog post on a related note and we'll be looking at using docker to test a fabfile. Note that docker is still under development and not ready for use in production.

Fabfile and testing:

Fabric is a great tool for automating deployments. Unfortunately, the docs on testing fabfiles are a bit scarce.

With good tests, you can be sure that your fabfile works out of the box and be prepared for server migrations or upgrades.

One apporach to testing complex fabfiles is using vagrant or ...

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Topics : deploy docker fabfile

Deploying django using docker

By : Javed Khan

In this blog post we'll take a look at Docker and discuss ways to deploy django using docker.

About Docker:

Docker is a tool that helps you manage lxc containers and images. You can create an image, launch container from the existing image, attach to a running container, and generally play around with the containers.

The most important benefit of using docker and containers in general is that you have a clean, hygeinic and portable runtime enivorment for your app. This means you don't have to worry about missing dependecies, packages and other pain points during subsequent deployments ...

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Topics : django deploy docker
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