Sample apps with Compose

The following samples show the various aspects of how to work with Docker Compose. As a prerequisite, be sure to install Docker Compose if you have not already done so.

Key concepts these samples cover

The samples should help you to:

  • Define services based on Docker images using Compose files: compose.yml and docker-stack.yml
  • Understand the relationship between compose.yml and Dockerfiles
  • Learn how to make calls to your application services from Compose files
  • Learn how to deploy applications and services to a swarm

Samples tailored to demo Compose

These samples focus specifically on Docker Compose:

Awesome Compose samples

The Awesome Compose samples provide a starting point on how to integrate different frameworks and technologies using Docker Compose. All samples are available in the Awesome-compose GitHub repo and are ready to run with docker compose up.