Last updated March 11, 2019

Now that we know what Docker is, what containers are, and how to install Docker, just how do we use containers? While graphical user interfaces (GUI) exist for Docker, the primary way to interact with it is via the command line.

In this tutorial, we'll:

  • Start Docker for Mac or Docker for Windows
  • Use the docker run command to run a container interactively
  • Break down the arguments of the docker run command