Dev Container

A dev container is a lightweight, portable development environment defined by a devcontainer.json file inside the .devcontainer folder, typically used with containerization technologies like Docker. It allows developers to quickly set up their environment, with containerization technology being the only prerequisite, as the container defines the necessary tools, dependencies, and settings for a consistent development environment across any platform.

Visual Studio Code


First follow the vsccode installation instructions.

Then, clone the Recipya repository.

git clone --recurse-submodules

Finally, open the folder in a container by following these steps.


To debug from the container:

  1. Build the debug recipya: task build-debug
  2. Start recipya: ./bin/recipya_debug serve
  3. Press F5 to start the VS Code debugger
  4. Select the recipya_debug process from the list