Docker and IntelliJ

Docker and IntelliJ IDEA.

Docker and IntelliJ IDEA

This chapter will show you basic Docker tooling with IntelliJ IDEA:

  • Pull Docker images
  • Run, stop, delete a Container
  • Build an Image

Install Docker Plugin in IDEA

Go to “Preferences”, “Plugins”, search on “docker” and click on “Install

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Restart IntelliJ IDEA to active plugin.

Click on “Create New Project”, select “Java

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give the project a name “Dockertest”, click on “Finish”. This will open up the project in IntelliJ window.

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Go to “Preferences”, “Docker”, add a new deployment by clicking on “+”.

If you want to use remote docker machine Click on “Import credentials from Docker Machine”, “Detect”, and see a successful connection. You may have to check the IP address of your Docker Machine. Find the IP address of your Docker Machine as docker-machine ip <machine-name> and specify the correct IP address here.

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Go to “View”, “Tool Windows”, “Services”. Click on “Connect” to connect with Docker. Make sure Docker is running

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Pull an Image

Select top-level node with the name “Java Example”, click on “Pull image

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Type an image name, such as wordpress, and “OK

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Expand “Containers” and “Images” to see existing running containers and images.

The specified image is now downloaded and shown as well.

Run a Container

Select the downloaded image, click on “Create container

Select “After launch” and enter the URL as Make sure to match the IP address of your Docker Machine.

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In “Container” tab, add “Port bindings” for 8091:8091

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Click on “Run” to run the container.

This will bring up the browser window and display the page and looks like:

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This image uses[Couchbase REST API] to configure the Couchbase server.

Right-click on the running container, select “Inspect” to see more details about the container.

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Click on “Stop container” to stop the container and “Delete container” to delete the container.

Build an Image

  • Refer to the instructions

  • Right-click on the project, create a new directory docker-dir

  • Artifact

    • Click on top-right for “Project Structure
    • select “Artifacts
    • change “Type:” to “Web Application: Archive
    • change the name to dockercon
    • change Output directory to docker-dir
  • Create “Dockerfile” in this directory. Use the contents

FROM jboss/wildfly

ADD dockercon.war /opt/jboss/wildfly/standalone/deployments/
  • Run”, “Edit Configurations”, add new “Docker Deployment
    • Deployment” tab
      • Change the name to dockercon
      • Select “After launch”, change the URL to “
      • In “Before launch”, add “Build Artifacts” and select the artifact
    • Container” tab
    • Add “Port bindings” for “8080:18080
  • View, Tool Windows, Docker, connect to it
  • Run the project

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