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How to use Docker for local web development: an update

A year or so ago I published a post titled From Vagrant to Docker: How to use Docker for local web development, which got quite some traction at the time and continues to get comments on a regular basis, even today. Thing is, Docker (and its ecosystem) is a fast-paced project that gets updated very often, and things changed quite a bit since that article was first published.

From Vagrant to Docker: How to use Docker for local web development

If you are somewhat following what's happening in the tech world, you must have heard of Docker.

How to use the fork of a repository with Composer

When using packages maintained by other developers, you often find yourself waiting for a fix, an update or the merge of a PR that will come with the next release but you need it now. A workaround is to fork the corresponding repository (which you may have done already if you are the author of the PR), make the updates you need and then use your fork in your project instead of the original package.