Declaratively Provision Docker Images Using Nix

I like Docker. If you don’t understand why, read the 3.5k word epic that I wrote about it at InfoQ. In this post I’ll assumeyou’ve read my InfoQ article, or are at least somewhat familiar with Docker and its features.Here’s two features that I care about in particular: It makes applications _portable_ to any cloudContinue reading “Declaratively Provision Docker Images Using Nix”

Deploying a Simple Node.js Application with NixOps

In a previous post I described how Nix could be used to easily set up a development environment without the use of virtual machines alternatives like Vagrant require. As an example I used setting up a development environment for a simple “Hello world” node.js application. At the very end I teased that the work weContinue reading “Deploying a Simple Node.js Application with NixOps”