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The Django backend container
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The image is prepared to be used in Django app development, it is suggested to use a fig.yml to link this container with other web and db/cache/message-queue containers and mount the source code for your Django project.

See a prepared basic setup using Fig. You can also find the Dockerfile of this container there.

1-2 Step

  1. Upon running the container, mount your src directory using -v, --volume option into $PROJECT_DIR. (use volumes: ... in a fig.yml)

  2. [optional] If you are starting a new project, after mounting the src volume, issue the following cmd to this container to populate the empty src folder: startproject <project name> .

Always use this container for and python commands. Commit your source code from the mounted src volume together with the fig.yml orchestration script.


  • Django
  • Unipath
  • djangorestframework
  • markdown
  • django-filter
  • django-rest-swagger
  • mongoengine
  • psycopg2
  • django-redis
  • Celery
  • django-celery
  • uwsgi

Working Directory

$PROJECT_DIR = /code


For front-end development, use the bluekvirus/webstarter container which has its own nginx plus the gulp front-end build tool installed. (babel is also installed if you want to code in ECMAScript 6 instead of 5)

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