What you need to know
- Docker Desktop has been updated with native support for Apple silicon.
- The app now runs faster and quieter, enabling developers to do even more.
Docker, the collaborative application development platform, is bringing Docker Desktop to Apple silicon.
In a press release, the company announced the immediate availability of its popular development application for the latest Macs powered by the M1 processor. According to the company, the preview of the new update was installed 45,000 times by developers running M1 Macs.
Docker Captain Ajeet Singh Raina says that the update will enable developers to do everything they've wanted while doing it "faster and with less noise."
Justin Cormack, Docker's Chief Technology Officer, said that the new release will allow developers to "build and run end-to-end on the Arm architecture from Docker Desktop on their M1-powered Macs to Arm-based cloud servers such as AWS Graviton 2."
You can learn more about the latest update to Docker Desktop on the company's blog post.
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