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Posts from February 2014

Building Heroku buildpack binaries with Docker

This post covers how binaries are created for the Heroku Mono buildpack, in particular the Mono runtime and XSP/fastcgi-mono-server components┬áthat are vendored into app slugs. Binaries were previously built using a custom buildpack with the build running in a Heroku dyno. That took a while though and was error-prone and hard to debug, so I […]


Running .NET apps on Docker

This blog post covers running simple .NET apps in Docker lightweight containers using Mono. I run Docker in a Vagrant/VirtualBox VM on Windows. This works great and is fast. Installation instructions are available on the Docker site. Building the base image First order of business is to create a Docker image that has Mono installed. […]