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Raman Sharma

Just adapted this tutorial:

to create this sample of a containerized Java app that can be deployed to App Platform with a single click:

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Single-page application which display NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day

Deploy to DigitalOcean

This sample demonstrates how to run a Dockerized Java application on DigitalOcean App Platform. Since App Platform doesn't yet support Java, this sample shows how to accomplish this using Dockerfile.

This sample has been adapted from

Getting Started

These steps will get this sample application running for you using DigitalOcean.

Note: Following these steps will result in charges for the use of DigitalOcean services


Forking the Sample App Source Code

To use all the features of App Platform, you need to be running against your own copy of this application. To make a copy, click the Fork button above and follow the on-screen instructions. In this case, you'll be forking this repo as a starting point for your own app (see Github documentation to learn more about forking repos.

After forking…