Andrew Connell

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Docker is a set of platform as a service products that use OS-level virtualization to deliver software in packages called containers. Containers are isolated from one another and bundle their own software, libraries, and configuration files; they can communicate with each other through well-defined channels.

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    Blog: Presenting at SPFest Chicago December 5-8, 2017

    I’m presenting at SPFest Chicago December 5-8, 2017 and I can’t wait! I’m doing a workshop and two breakout sessions at this event. Interested in joining me? Head over to the SPFest Chicago site and register today. Full Day Workshop: Mastering the SharePoint Framework (WS106) Are you looking for a fully immersive experience to get up to speed on the SharePoint Framework? I’m bringing the on-demand video class I’m working on for Voitanos to SPFest Chicago as a full day workshop!
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    Blog: Speaking at Nintex InspireX in February 2017 on Microservices and Containers for Developers

    I’m excited to be in New Orleans, Louisiana February 13-15, 2017 to be speaking at the Nintex InspireX conference. InspireX is Nintex’s 2nd annual customer and partner conference where you can learn from 3 days of content & network to help you improve how you work. At InspireX, I will be presenting to developers on the topic of leveraging microservices & containers to improve your workflow. My session is Developers, The Case for Microservices and Containers for Dev Environment & Your Next App:
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    Blog: Thoughts from the Microsoft Ignite 2016 Conference

    Thoughts from the Microsoft Ignite 2016 ConferenceLast week Microsoft held their second Ignite conference in Atlanta, Georgia with just 23,000 of their closest friends. This show is meant to replace Tech Ed, the SharePoint Conference and various other product specific conferences by Microsoft. There are other smaller conferences & events, but a lot of these now tend to be virtual (such as Connect();). They now focus on three major events:
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    Blog: Where You can Find Me This Fall - Conferences & Sessions

    After a slower year than normal traveling & speaking at various conferences, I’m looking forward to this upcoming fall & some events I’ll be attending.
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    Blog: Simplifying Technical Presentations with Docker

    This week I’m presenting a session at the 2016 Boston installment of SPTechCon. At this show I’m doing two presentations, one of which shows how to build an Office Add-in for Outlook using Angular 2. As a developer, I find the most effective way to learn is to show someone what the goal or final result of a demo will be, then to go back and do it. A huge bonus is when I can walk away with the implementation & even replicate the demo quickly and easily myself.
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    Blog: Docker & Containers 101 - What is Docker?

    Over the last few years, I’m sure you’ve heard of Docker at some point. What is this? In this post, I aim to give you the 411, the 101, the fundamentals (or fun-for-mentals as I like to say it) on what Docker & this whole container thing. While I’m not the first to explain this, sometimes hearing it from a different point of view gels more for you, so here’s my take.
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    Blog: Docker for macOS Beta

    In this post, I’ll explain how you can setup Docker for macOS on your Mac to simplify spinning up containers!