Running application locally using Docker
Before you begin, ensure you have the following prerequisites:
To check if docker is already installed on your system, open your terminal/command prompt and run:
full-version/starter-kit folder houses essential files for running your Django application with Docker, including:
Dockerfile: This file defines how your application image is built.
docker-compose.yml: Use this file for orchestrating multi-container Docker applications.
.dockerignore: This file specifies which files and directories should be excluded when building Docker images for a more efficient and secure deployment.
Execute the following command to build and run the application using Docker:
docker-compose up --build
This will generate a Docker image named
full-version-web-project-django and set up a container named
Visit http://localhost:5050/ in your browser. The app should be up & running.
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