Intro to Docker

Docker - 144 Townsend st. 94107 - View Map Girl Develop It San Francisco
Sat, Jun 17, 2017, 10:00 AM (PDT)

About this event

Want to learn about containers?  Know what containers are but want to know what Docker is all about? Do you know what Docker is and want to know where to start? 

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, this course is for you! 
Girl Develop It is partnering with Docker on this beginner-level course, which will introduce you to the Docker platform and take you through installing, integrating, and running Docker in your working environment to make it easier to create, deploy, and run applications by using containers.


• Your laptop. (Please note: A netbook or tablet is not a substitute.) 

• Comfort with the Command Line

• Some exposure to programming

• Basic understanding of networking concepts


10AM - 12PM: set-up, lecture, exercises

12PM - 1PM: break for lunch

1PM - 5PM: resume class

After completing the Intro to Docker course, GDI students will be able to: 

• Understand the components of the Docker platform

• Understand the concept of containers and images

• Run and manage Docker containers using existing images

• Build custom images from a container

• Build custom images from a Dockerfile

• Push and pull images to DockerHub

• Configure a bridge network and run containers on that network

• Understand the concept of Docker volumes

• Configure and mount volumes to containers

• Understand how to setup a basic CI/CD build in Docker Hub


Ben Bonnefoy "French Ben" is a Member of the Technical Staff at Docker. He is currently working on Docker for AWS, Docker for Azure, and Docker for GCP. 

Prior to Docker, Ben was a full-stack Developer and OPs guy for a consulting firm in the Midwest. In his spare time, he enjoys being a TA for Girl Develop It, a nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable and judgment-free opportunities for women interested in learning web and software development.

All attendees are expected to abide by the Girl Develop It Code of Conduct


Saturday, Jun 17
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PDT)


144 Townsend st. 94107