Open Source Codespaces with Daytona

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Bret and Nirmal are joined by Ivan Burazin and Chad Metcalf to debut Daytona, an open source "codespaces equivalent."

Daytona is a development environment manager designed to automate all the tedious steps a developer needs to perform to set up their development environment. "Essentially, it transforms any machine into a codespaces equivalent."

Where Daytona is actually starting in the enterprise is focusing on large dev environment solutions and management of those, and then trickling down to individual developers. So there are two very similar solutions to a problem of many developers and their varying ways that they set up their environments for development, but they're coming at it from two ends of the spectrum.

Be sure to check out the live recording of the complete show with demos from March 7, 2024 on YouTube (Ep. 257).

Daytona website
Daytona on GitHub
Why Daytona OSS'd
DIY Guide

  • (00:00) - Intro
  • (06:33) - CodeAnywhere
  • (07:50) - Introducing Daytona: Revolutionizing Dev Environments
  • (13:54) - Demo
  • (21:07) - Daytona's Automation Magic
  • (22:49) - Comparing Daytona with DevPod
  • (25:15) - Daytona's Roadmap and Beyond
  • (27:01) - Dev Environments and IDEs
  • (39:52) - AI with Daytona
  • (44:05) - Getting Started with Daytona
  • (44:35) - Getting Involved in Daytona
  • (47:00) - Features About to Ship in Daytona

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Creators and Guests

Bret Fisher
Bret Fisher
Cloud native DevOps Dude. Course creator, YouTuber, Podcaster. Docker Captain and CNCF Ambassador. People person who spends too much time in front of a computer.
Nirmal Mehta
Nirmal Mehta
Principal Specialist Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Beth Fisher
Beth Fisher
Producer of DevOps and Docker Talk podcast since 2019. Assistant producer on Bret Fisher Live show on YouTube. Business and proposal writer by trade.
Chad Metcalf
Chad Metcalf
metcalfc everywhere. Arch Rock, Cloudera, WibiData, Puppet, Docker, Gitpod alumni. Now at @daytonaio. Dev tools charge my batteries.
Cristi Cotovan
Cristi Cotovan
Video editor and educational content producer. Descript and Camtasia coach.
Open Source Codespaces with Daytona
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