-utils- 📖 4 min

Getting notified on the latest releases of your day-to-day tech stack

In this non-stopping world of Software Development, we are in need to know the latest updates, improvements and fixes in the tech stack we use everyday. Knowing the latest updates of our used technologies, provide us more advantage in case of making decisions, keeping our projects up-to-date and getting the most out of them. Because of this, we normally are interested to get track of them and be up-to-date. In this post we are reviewing some techniques to automate this process.

-docker- 📖 5 min

Automating Docker container base image updates with Watchtower

The vast majority of Dockerfiles start from a parent image (a base image), which are part of our docker containers, the base from where our projects are built. These base images (normally) are being updated frequently, and we need to follow the updates to not keep our project outdated. Watchtower help us with this frequent updates, managing them seamlessly for our projects.