npm interactive tutorial // spin a new Docker instance and pipe from the browser!

September 23, 2015

Docker is great. The web is great.

The ability to spin up a virtual machine image by simply visiting a webpage, coupled with a browser terminal to interact with it, seems almost too good to be true! Alas good friend, I report that it is easy and even pretty performant! I have a myriad of services running on, and even spinning up a handful of containers hardly puts a drag on my tiny digital ocean droplet.

Because of this capability, I offer you, reader, a short interactive npm tutorial!

Lucky for me, @mafintosh has already done most of legwork. As a foundation, @maxogden's adventure time couples these components into a single example suite, which is easily mimicked and hacked. Yahoo!