Small barriers can really kill productivity. Recently I’ve been dealing with
this a lot in Docker. Sometimes it’s that my
Dockerfile isn’t building,
sometimes it’s that the running container isn’t behaving how I was expecting,
but every time I find myself needing to lookup the commands I need to start
This week I finally got sick of it and added a couple commands to my
to make my life better.
insta <image_name> spins up a container and drops you into the shell. This
is handy both when your
Dockerfile isn’t building and when you just need to
get a quick instance of an image to see what the behavior is in it.
When your container is misbehaving sometimes you just have to take a look
inside. That is what
dock <container_name> gives you. If using
the container names are predictably