Creating a Docker Container for Angular Yeoman Application.

The prerequisite of course is to install Docker and create a Docker hub account (free).
See Docker Installation Documentation.

A typical Ubuntu Docker container requires more than a 1GB download.

Create your angular-yeoman application (my-app) by following this Link

Add a Dockerfile file to the my-app directory:

FROM node:boron

# Create app directory
RUN mkdir -p /usr/src/app
WORKDIR /usr/src/app

COPY   . /usr/src/app

RUN     npm install -g bower
RUN     npm install -g grunt-cli
RUN     npm install
RUN     bower install –allow-root
#RUN     grunt –force
CMD     [“grunt”, “serve”]

Open you Gruntfile.js and go to your grunt server settings. Change hostname of your
Grunt from `localhost` to ``

Inside your my-app directory

Build your image
$ docker build -t docker-hub-username/my-app .

Run your image
$ docker run -p 9000:9000 docker-hub-username/my-app

You can also run the above command with -d flag that will run your container in the

$ docker run -p 9000:9000 -d docker-hub-username/my-app

To see your modified code in docker container you have to run your container
after rebuilding the docker image. In order to mount your changes in docker container without rebuilding the image, you can run following command

$ docker run -p 9000:9000 -v /var/www/my-app/:/usr/src/app docker-hub-username/my-app

NOTE: In above command you have to replace `/var/www/my-app/` with the path of your my-app directory.


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