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Using Vagrant and Docker to Build a Dev Environment

In this Live Environment, you are a new developer working at XYZ Company. It’s your first day on the job and you have been provided with a new computer that has Docker and Vagrant installed. In the root directory is the code you will be working with. Your team lead has asked you to write a Dockerfile and Vagrantfile to setup your local development environment.

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

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  1. Challenge

    Create a Dockerfile


    FROM node:alpine
    COPY code /code
    WORKDIR /code
    RUN npm install --production
    EXPOSE 3000
    CMD ["node", "app.js"]
  2. Challenge

    Create a Vagrantfile


    Vagrant.configure("2") do |config|
      config.vm.provider "docker" do |d|
        #d.image = "ubuntu"
        d.build_dir = "."
        d.ports = ["80:3000"]
      config.vm.synced_folder ".", "/vagrant"
  3. Challenge

    Run Dev Environment

    Build the Docker image and setup the environment:

    vagrant up

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