Kubernetes Day 3: The State of Kubernetes Development Tooling

Updated on November 26, 2019
GOTO Berlin 2019
Ellen Körbes
Ellen Körbes

Life-long command-line dweller and developer relations

With Kubernetes emerging as the de facto standard for service orchestration, the discussion is shifting from "How does Kubernetes work?" to more specific concerns such as "How do I achieve an optimal development workflow?"

The answer lies in finding combinations of tools that work together in synergy. They should produce end-to-end workflows that perform effectively in the real world, while also covering a wide range of development stages—building, deploying, debugging, and so on.

Goal in mind, let's dive into the tooling available in the current landscape—tools such as Helm, Draft, Skaffold, Forge, Telepresence, Garden, and Tilt.

We'll map their capabilities to developer needs, then outline workflows developers can use in practice right away.

What will the audience learn from this talk?
Attendees will learn combinations of tools they can use to have an effective workflow for developing applications that run on Kubernetes.

Does it feature code examples and/or live coding?

Prerequisite attendee experience level:
Level 300