This guide will walk you through installing Blimp and using it to run one of
docker-compose.yaml files. If you don’t have a
file you’d like to use, try one of our examples.
Step 0: Get a docker-compose.yaml
Open the terminal and navigate to the directory containing your
If you don’t have one, try one of the examples.
Step 1: Install Blimp
curl -fsSL 'https://kelda.io/get-blimp.sh' | sh
Or, we’re also on Homebrew:
brew install kelda/tools/blimp
Step 2: Login
Step 3: Boot your docker-compose.yaml
If you’re running on Windows, check out the Windows guide.
In this section, we explore a few things you can do with Blimp now that you’ve got your docker compose file running. For more detailed documentation, see usage.
Check the status of your environment
$ blimp ps SERVICE STATUS mongo Running web Running
Access ports over localhost
Just as you can with Docker Compose, Kelda Blimp allows you to use your browser to access services. For instance, if you were running the Node Todo example you could view the Todo website using the following command.
$ curl http://localhost:8080 <html> ... </html>
blimp logs web
Get a shell
blimp ssh web