Building and running a .NET Core application in a Docker Swarm in Azure, via Docker Cloud

Building and running a .NET Core application in a Docker Swarm in Azure, via Docker Cloud

Introduction In this article I'll walk you through how to set up a Docker Swarm in Azure through the Docker Cloud service. There's plenty of places to host your docker containers, in this post I'm covering the Docker Cloud option with the Swarm Mode on Azure. I will soon post a few guides for ACS (Azure Container Service) and AKS (Managed Kubernetes on Azure Container Service) which also touches upon how to deploy and host your containerized solutions in the Azure cloud. For the sake of this post, I've created a super-simple console application that outputs messages to an Azure…

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Tip: Docker Extension for VSCode

Tip: Docker Extension for VSCode

I've been spending a lot of time with .NET Core, Docker, a plenitude of Azure services, various cloud systems and API's. The common denominator of all my projects of late, is that they're all touching Docker in one way or the other. With Docker there's plenty of ways to do things. This post is simply a tip if you're using VSCode and also working with Docker to some extent; It'll help with some basic tasks. Docker Extension for Visual Studio Code, installation Press Ctrl + P (Windows) Type ext install vscode-docker Select and install the extension (as of this writing it's…

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From zero to Hero: Building .NET Core (ASP.NET 5) applications to run inside Docker containers

From zero to Hero: Building .NET Core (ASP.NET 5) applications to run inside Docker containers

In this post I will discuss how to create a .NET Core application (ASP.NET 5) and build a Docker image that contains our application, and then deploy that to a cloud service of our choice. In my case the cloud services are Azure and Heroku. This post will cover how to create the project, create your docker images and run them on your development box through Docker. In the next two posts I will walk through the steps for deploying the containers to Azure and Heroku. I will be using Visual Studio Code as I do more and more.…

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