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Creating a Dockerfile

In this hands-on lab, you are part of a development team that is working on a next-gen product for XYZ Company. The team needs you to Dockerize the application. To do this, you need to create a Dockerfile that will copy the code to `/var/node` where the application will live.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 1h 0m
Clock icon Jul 30, 2018

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Clone the Application from GitHub

    Clone the repo:

    git clone
  2. Challenge

    Build the Docker Image

    Create a Dockerfile:

    vi Dockerfile


    FROM node
    RUN mkdir -p /var/node
    ADD content-express-demo-app/ /var/node
    WORKDIR /var/node
    RUN npm install
    CMD bin/www

    Build the image:

    docker build -t la/app-ndoe -f Dockerfile .

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