Prepare the applicationEstimated reading time: 1 minute
In this step, you will prepare a simple application that can be deployed. Run the following command to clone the sample application. You can use either the Python or the Go version of this application, but you don’t need to install Python or Go to follow the tutorial.
$ git clone https://github.com/docker/dockercloud-quickstart-python.git $ cd dockercloud-quickstart-python
$ git clone https://github.com/docker/dockercloud-quickstart-go.git $ cd dockercloud-quickstart-go
Build the application
Skip the following step if you don’t have Docker Engine installed locally.
Next, we have to build this application to create an image. Run the following command to build the app. This creates a Docker image and tags it with whatever follows the word
tag. Tag the image either
quickstart-go depending on which quickstart you are using.
$ docker build --tag quickstart-python .
$ docker build --tag quickstart-go .