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Leverage Your Docker Remote Queries Using Rapid Dashboard

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Leverage Your Docker Remote Queries Using Rapid Dashboard

Learn how to integrate Rapid Docker Interface, a dashboard that allows you to request supported Docker queries of the Docker Remote API.

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Rapid Docker Interface provides a connection between Docker queries and your Docker Host. Rapid changes the way of using the Docker Engine API with ease. The Command Editor is your new Docker client communicating with the Engine. You can easily request supported Docker queries of the Docker Remote API.

Image titleWe make use of Java 8, JAX-RS, and React in order to implement the Rapid Dashboard.


Supported tags:

The command below will pull the latest image of Rapid into your local Docker host and start a container as a daemon listening internally on port 8080. We need to give access to the host’s Docker daemon by mapping to the Docker socket:

$ docker run -d --name rapid  \
  -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock \
  -p 8080:8080 \

If your Docker host runs via a Docker machine, go into it using $docker-machine ssh and run the command, then open your browser to http://localhost:8080 or http://<docker-host-vm-ip>:8080. Have fun!


  1. Header Parameters (X-Registry-Auth) are not supported.
  2. Tags ending with arm should work on supported versions of the Raspberry Pi models.


Docker Version API & Tag Version Changes


1.29, latest

API changes



API changes

1.13.1 & 17.03.0


API changes

Editor Shortcuts

Rapid contains the following shortcuts. Any other shortcut suggestions are always welcome.

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cURL Details

The following cURL commands are all valid so as to paste them into the command editor. When you paste a valid command, Rapid converts it to a corresponding valid Docker remote query.

curl --unix-socket /var/run/docker.sock \
 -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
 -X POST http:/v1.26/containers/create \
 -d '
 {"Image": "alpine", "Cmd": ["echo", "hello world"]}

curl --unix-socket /var/run/docker.sock -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
  -X POST http:/v1.26/containers/create \
  -d '{"Image": "alpine", "Cmd": ["echo", "hello world"]}'

curl --unix-socket /var/run/docker.sock \
 -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
 -X POST http:/v1.26/containers/create \
 -d '{"Image": "alpine", "Cmd": ["echo", "hello world"]}'

curl --unix-socket /var/run/docker.sock -X GET http:/v1.26/containers/json

curl --unix-socket /var/run/docker.sock -X GET http:/v1.26/images/json

curl --unix-socket /var/run/docker.sock -XGET http:/v1.26/containers/json

curl --unix-socket /var/run/docker.sock -XGET "http:/v1.26/containers/1c6594faf5/logs?stdout=1"

curl --unix-socket /var/run/docker.sock  -H "Content-Type: application/json"  -X POST http:/v1.26/containers/create -d'
 {"Image": "alpine", "Cmd": ["echo", "hello world"]}

curl --unix-socket /var/run/docker.sock  -H "Content-Type: application/json"  -XPOST http:/v1.26/containers/create -d' {"Image": "alpine", "Cmd": ["echo", "hello world"]}'

curl --unix-socket /var/run/docker.sock\
  -X POST "http:/v1.26/commit?container=0888269a9d&repo=helloworld"

The ++C shortcut enables you to convert the selection to the equivalent cURL command and copy it to the clipboard.

A selected query from the command editor:

POST containers/create?name=mycontainer
    "Image": "alpine",
    "Cmd": [
        "hello world"

The equivalent cURL command of the query above:

curl --unix-socket /var/run/docker.sock -XPOST "http:/v1.26/containers/create?name=mycontainer" -H "Content-Type: application/json" -d'
    "Image": "alpine",
    "Cmd": [
        "hello world"

Any comments/issues/PRs are always welcome. The code is at https://github.com/ozlerhakan/rapid.

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