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Dockerizing a simple Django app

  • Last Updated : 27 Feb, 2020

Docker is a set of the platform as service products that use OS-level virtualization to deliver software in packages called containers(namespace). here, we are dockerizing a simple user login and sign up Django project. The project we are using too dockerized is Sign Up and log in

To download source code use

$ git clone https://github.com/itsvinayak/user_login_and_register.git

The next step is to add Docker to it. So, create an empty file named Dockerfile and put this code inside it

$ touch Dockerfile

now edit it.



FROM python:3.6

RUN apt-get update \
    && apt-get install -y --no-install-recommends \
    && rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists/*

WORKDIR /usr/src/app
COPY requirements.txt ./
RUN pip install -r requirements.txt
COPY . .

EXPOSE 8000
CMD ["python", "manage.py", "runserver", "0.0.0.0:8000"]

Now we need to build our Docker image and run it. This can be done by the following command :

to build image

$ sudo docker build -t image_name .

to see if image exit use and you can see all your images.

$ sudo docker images

to run docker application use

$ sudo docker run -p 8000:8000 image_name

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