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Development Containers and CLI Tools — a Match Made in Heaven

Part 1: How to build a development container with VS Code and Docker (plus a demo video)

Stefan Nastic
May 15 · 5 min read
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Building a dev container with Docker and VS Code

Development environment, source code, and dev containers

Building dev containers from a Dockerfile

Dockerfile of our dev container (partial)

Configuring dev containers with a devcontainer.json

Devcontainer.json of our dev container (partial)

Demo video

Development Containers Demo

Closing thoughts

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