More often than not, developers just want to write clean, secure, maintainable code for their applications. No developer ever said, “the best part about my job is writing the k8s manifest for deployment”. In fact, you’ve heard the opposite. Developers often complain about time lost in deployment — writing stateful-sets, PVCs, config-maps, and other things.
Developer experience concerns around Kubernetes are not new. In a recent New Stack survey
, over 17% of the community said that developer experience should be the top area that the core Kubernetes project needs to address.
But what do developers want?