Creating your first Target

In the previous tutorial “Getting Started with Docker”, you created your first application locally. This provided a brief overview of Docker containers and docker-compose apps. In this tutorial, you will learn what a Target is, how to generate one, and how your device consumes it.


Estimated Time to Complete this Tutorial: 15 minutes

Learning Objectives

  • Commit and send your changes to your Factory’s container repository.
  • Use our dashboard at to find your build and follow the build logs.
  • Understand what a Target is.
  • Use fioctl to get information about Targets and Devices.



Instead of going directly to an explanation of “What is a Target?”. This tutorial will guide you through the steps to create a new Target.