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Any roadmap for installing dependencies on App Platform?

Hi, I was wondering if there’s any timeline or apetite to let people install dependencies on the App Platform? It was mentioned here and here…that was this was being worked on but this was 18 months ago and nothing. And in this article it is mentioned to just dockerize your project and release it which for a lot of people is not the most user friendly way.

I was just wondering if there is any update or at least any work around…?.. Like at other competitors of DO who do have work arounds and unofficial third party ways.


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Bobby Iliev
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January 25, 2023

Hi there,

Indeed, there isn’t an official ETA on when this be available. As of the time being the only approach is to use a Dockerfile.

The best thing to do to get your voice heard regarding this would be to head over to our Product Ideas board and post a new idea, including as much information as possible for what you’d like to see implemented.

https://ideas.digitalocean.com/

I will forward your feedback internally.

Hope that helps!

- Bobby.