How to Deploy a flask app on dockhive

Documentation: Deploying a Flask App on DockHive

This comprehensive guide walks you through the process of deploying a Flask web application on DockHive's decentralized cloud infrastructure. By following these steps, you can deploy your Flask app and access it via a URL like

1. Prepare Your Flask App

Ensure your Flask application is structured correctly and contains the necessary files, including

Example Flask App:


from flask import Flask

app = Flask(__name__)

def hello():
    return 'Hello, welcome to my Flask app on DockHive!'

if __name__ == '__main__':

2. Create a Dockerfile

Create a Dockerfile in the root directory of your Flask application.


# Use an official Python runtime as a parent image
FROM python:3.9-slim

# Set the working directory to /app

# Copy the current directory contents into the container at /app
COPY . /app

# Install Flask
RUN pip install --no-cache-dir Flask

# Make port 5000 available to the world outside this container

# Run when the container launches
CMD ["python", ""]

3. Create a Proposal File

Create a proposal.hive file in the root directory of your project.

Proposal File:

  - name: flask_app_container
    location: /path/to/Dockerfile
    profile: null
      cpu: 2
      memory: 4GB
    environment: null
      auto_scale: true

Replace /path/to/Dockerfile with the actual path to your Dockerfile.

4. Connect GitHub Account to DockHive

Log in to your DockHive account and navigate to the settings page. Connect your GitHub account to DockHive and specify the branch you want to deploy.

5. Push Changes to GitHub

Push your Flask application code, along with the Dockerfile and proposal.hive files, to the GitHub branch connected to DockHive.

6. Deployment Process

DockHive will automatically detect the changes in your GitHub repository and initiate the deployment process based on the proposal file. Once approved, your Flask app will be deployed on DockHive's decentralized cloud infrastructure.

7. Access Your Deployed App

Once the deployment process is complete, DockHive will provide you with a unique URL to access your deployed Flask app, such as


Congratulations! Your Flask app is now deployed and accessible on DockHive's decentralized cloud infrastructure. By connecting your GitHub account and pushing your code changes, you can effortlessly deploy and manage your applications on the network.

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