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HCL Volt on Synology NAS

After playing a bit with HCL Volt locally on my machine, I've decided it's time to make Volt easily accessible for my other devices. Especially, testing a mobile UI always works better when you can directly try it from different devices.

WSL, HCL Volt and some Docker

My list of new technologies to try was growing fast in past months, but now I finally can try to catch up with all the cool improvements that can be used to enhance my/your dev experience.
Microsoft has enhanced the Windows Subsystem for Linux this year and Docker completely changed the way Docker Desktop for Windows is integrated into the operating system. The most important change for me was that I can finally run Docker Desktop and VMWare Workstation on my machine in parallel. When I was looking for some good use cases to try how it works, HCL Domino was a logical choice. HCL started to even publish official Docker images for every release and some pre-releases are only available as Docker images. I have many test Domino machines running in VMs, but I had no HCL Volt. If you don't know that HCL Volt is - it's a new low-code platform that brings HCL Form Builder experience, now know as HCL Leap, to HCL Domino, which then serves as a data store and application server. When I…