Docker makes it easy to download and run virtualized applications that have been provided by other developers. These images cover just about every aspect of development and production environments that you can image.
But what does it take to get an image downloaded, and to run it as a docker container?
In this episode, you'll see just how simple it is to download and run a few basic images, including the “hello-world” and “nginx” images. You'll also see a few basic commands for working with the images, to do port forwarding and run the image as a background process.