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Docker Infoq Downloader


I love InfoQ presentations but I commute to work on a bus with relatively bad WiFi. I'm lucky enough to have someone else do the heavy lifing of writing an InfoQ presentation downloader for me. Unfortunately I don't like installing things on my host machine if I can help it (Docker is obviously an exception to this rule).

There are other Docker images that attempt to solve this exact problem in exactly the same way but sadly I couldn't get them to work. I think it's an issue with the naming of their containers. So instead I created this is project. It creates a Docker container that encapsulates the Python script for an InfoQ presentation downloader. The project for the downloader itself is not mine and can be found at


Assuming you have Docker installed on your machine you can simply point to my container on Docker Hub, provide a location to store the download on your host machine (remember this directory must actually exist), and provide the URL of the presentation you'd like to download. For example:

docker run -v ~/Downloads/infoq:/data wyscan/docker_infoq_downloader \ 

Once the download completes you'll see a subdirectory within ~/Downloads/infoq containing the presentation. You can now enjoy it offline in a web browser. In my case that means copying it to my phone or tablet and then having a more productive bus ride.

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