Automate Docker Hub Builds with GitHub

May 06, 2015

Automating builds of docker containers on is a fairly straightforward process, assuming you have a repository on GitHub containing a Docker file.

Here is an example repository.

First, on Docker Hub, choose the “Create” drop-down and select “Create an Automated Build”.

If you haven’t linked a GitHub or BitBucket account yet, you will be prompted to do so. Select “Link Accounts” and follow the prompts.

Select “Create an Automated Build with < Provider >“.

From there, it’s simply a matter of selecting your repository containing a Docker file.

Once the automated build is setup, pulling the container is as simple as executing a docker pull /