Export container as a file to share with others (0.2.5)

In the new version 0.2.5 of ContainDS you can export the entire container as a ‘.containds’ file, including the environment (installed packages) and workspace. This file can be shared directly with a colleague or client who can import it straight into ContainDS running on their computer and use your container exactly as it was when […]

Minor release 0.2.4

Today saw a minor release containing some code to catch an error that was seen in production whereby the ‘WEB’ button was unable to correctly obtain the URL of the container. Also, the current container selected in the list on the left-hand panel is now highlighted so you can see clearly which container you are […]

Local Folders can now be used as a Binder source

Version 0.2.3 of ContainDS adds ‘Local Folder’ as a dropdown option in the Binder tab when creating a new container. You can browse for the folder or just enter the full path directly: This requires that the folder contains a Binder-ready source tree, meaning it must have: the notebooks and/or data for your project, and […]

Launch Binder repos on your local machine

The latest release of ContainDS (version 0.2.2) allows you to launch a Jupyter container directly from a git repo URL, e.g. a GitHub repository. Select ‘+ NEW’ and click on the Binder tab. Enter a URL of a GitHub repo, or select from one of the other providers such as GitLab or an arbitrary git […]