Hands-on Workshop: Introduction to Docker for Developers

Wed, Nov 27, 2019, 6:30 PM (EST)

About this event

Join us for the Ottawa local edition of this season’s global hands-on workshop series! Food and drinks will be provided! Bring your laptop and #LearnDocker. There will be swag!

Workshop Details

This Docker 101 workshop is designed to get you up and running with containers! You'll learn how to build images, run containers, use volumes to persist data and mount in source code, and define your application using Docker Compose. We'll even mix in a few advanced topics, such as networking and image building best-practices. There is definitely something for everyone.

Suggested Audience

This workshop is recommended for developers and others who are interested in learning about Docker and containers.


Beginners & Intermediate. Advanced users are welcome - see below for an opportunity to mentor!

What to bring

For this workshop, you will need to bring your own laptop and power cord. No need to download anything before. This workshop is run on Play with Docker, a Docker playground which allows users to run Docker commands in seconds entirely in your browser.

Call for mentors

If you are an advanced user who would like to help people work through the labs, reach out to us using the ‘Contact Us’ button at the bottom of the page!


Wednesday, Nov 27
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)


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