django official docker image

Django is a free web application framework, written in Python.

Supported tags and respective Dockerfile links

For more information about this image and its history, please see the relevant manifest file (library/django) in the docker-library/official-images GitHub repo.

What is Django?

Django is a free and open source web application framework, written in Python, which follows the model-view-controller architectural pattern. Django's primary goal is to ease the creation of complex, database-driven websites with an emphasis on reusability and "pluggability" of components.

wikipedia.org/wiki/Django_(web_framework)

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How to use this image

Create a Dockerfile in your Django app project

FROM django:onbuild

Put this file in the root of your app, next to the requirements.txt.

This image includes multiple ONBUILD triggers which should cover most applications. The build will COPY . /usr/src/app, RUN pip install, EXPOSE 8000, and set the default command to python manage.py runserver.

You can then build and run the Docker image:

docker build -t my-django-app .
docker run --name some-django-app -d my-django-app

You can test it by visiting http://container-ip:8000 in a browser or, if you need access outside the host, on http://localhost:8000 with the following command:

docker run --name some-django-app -p 8000:8000 -d my-django-app

Without a Dockerfile

Of course, if you don't want to take advantage of magical and convenient ONBUILD triggers, you can always just use docker run directly to avoid having to add a Dockerfile to your project.

docker run --name some-django-app -v "$PWD":/usr/src/app -w /usr/src/app -p 8000:8000 -d django bash -c "pip install -r requirements.txt && python manage.py runserver 0.0.0.0:8000"

Bootstrap a new Django Application

If you want to generate the scaffolding for a new Django project, you can do the following:

docker run -it --rm --user "$(id -u):$(id -g)" -v "$PWD":/usr/src/app -w /usr/src/app django django-admin.py startproject mysite

This will create a sub-directory named mysite inside your current directory.

Image Variants

The django images come in many flavors, each designed for a specific use case.

django:

This is the defacto image. If you are unsure about what your needs are, you probably want to use this one. It is designed to be used both as a throw away container (mount your source code and start the container to start your app), as well as the base to build other images off of.

django:onbuild

This image makes building derivative images easier. For most use cases, creating a Dockerfile in the base of your project directory with the line FROM django:onbuild will be enough to create a stand-alone image for your project.

License

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Supported Docker versions

This image is officially supported on Docker version 1.6.2.

Support for older versions (down to 1.0) is provided on a best-effort basis.


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Updated:
May 14, 2015