Dev Container Guides

Using Images, Dockerfiles, and Docker Compose

16 Dec 2022

When creating a development container, you have a variety of different ways to customize your environment like “Features” or lifecycle scripts. However, if you are familiar with containers, you may want to use a Dockerfile or Docker Compose / Compose to customize your environment. This article will walk through how to use these formats with the Dev Container spec.

Authoring a Dev Container Feature

01 Nov 2022

Development container “Features” are self-contained, shareable units of installation code and development container configuration. We define a pattern for authoring and self-publishing Features.