There are a number of ways to install WordPress for local development including containers, virtual machines, and WordPress' famous 5-minute install.
devly-wordpress is neither a containerization nor a virtual machine solution; it is a command line utility that installs WordPress locally - ready for use - in seconds.
With devly-wordpress, developers can leverage the power of their host machine and avoid the complexities of mounting files and folders into guest operating systems.
Aori is the creator of devly and several devly plugins. He is also a contributor to several popular open source projects like yargs, foundation, slick-carousel, WeBWorK, and WordPress. Before starting his career in software engineering, he was an academic. He earned his PhD from Stevens Institute of Technology in 2016. Before being an academic, he was an infantry solider in the US Army.
We order pizza and have beers in the fridge. If you'd like to partake, bring a few bucks to help offset the cost and to put in the kitty towards Meetup space upkeep and rent.