Docker: Printable Quick Reference (Cheat Sheet)
I use Docker, but not often enough to memorize even basic Dockerfile instructions and CLI commands. After all I got so annoyed by being unable to quickly sketch some Dockerfile or to do something with the existing containers occasionally, so I decided to write a concise cheat sheet which I can print once and constantly keep on my desktop:
(click the thumbnail to download pdf)
I wasn't satisfied with the existing Docker cheat sheets which I've come across, since I find them more cute than useful; for example, this or this one.
The appearance of the card is largely inspired by the GDB Quick Reference: I was using it for a long time already, and it was a very pleasant experience. It is clear and concise. Personally, I just print it on both sides of a single A4 sheet.
The card is written in LaTeX. Not everything was smooth. Probably that's because my LaTeX-fu is too weak, but in my opinion, LaTeX shines best for the cases when the user believes that LaTeX knows better. This was not the case here, since I had to pack lots of stuff in two pages, and I had to fight with LaTeX a lot, rather than embracing it. If anyone knows how to structure the document better, your comments are appreciated.
And in general, your contributions are welcome: fork it at GitHub!
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I use the quick reference often. It's awesome !
Cool, glad it helps!
Thanks for the quick reference.
According to http://docs.docker.com/storage/bind-mounts/#choosing-the--v-or---mount-flag it is preferred to use –mount flag. How do you feel about it?
This is excellent. Refreshing actually - I am so tired of the overly graphical, information sparse, cheatsheets that seem to be the current trend. Can't beat an information dense, concise, LaTeX-based sheet like yours. Thank you very much.
Thanks! Happy it's helpful.
Perfect, thanks for taking the time to put this up. It's now on the side of my desktop tower!
Excellent presentation. Especially like concise formatting. As a newbie, I call it a LEARNING sheet. Thank You!
Glad it helps, thanks for the comment!
Thank you, its very useful!
Reference like presented here are gems.