Dockerize a Feathers application

A Feathers application can be dockerized like any other Node.js application.

Create an app

$ mkdir feathers-app
$ cd feathers-app/
$ feathers generate app

Dockerfile

Add the following Dockerfile to the project directory:

FROM node:lts-alpine

WORKDIR /usr/src/app

COPY package*.json ./

RUN npm install

COPY . .

EXPOSE 3030

CMD ["npm", "run", "start"]

Build the image

$ docker build -t my-feathers-image .

Start the container

$ docker run -d -p 3030:3030 --name my-feathers-container my-feathers-image