Welcome to Dockstore Documentation!
Dockstore is an open platform used by the GA4GH for sharing Docker-based tools, workflows, and services. For tools and workflows, we support Common Workflow Language (CWL), Workflow Description Language (WDL), Nextflow (NFL), and Galaxy.
If this is your first time learning about Dockstore, we recommend starting with the Getting Started Guide. This will introduce you to the core concepts of Dockstore, leaving you with a good understanding of the platform. However, if you are simply looking to launch tools and workflows, we recommend going straight to the End User Topics or our quickstart guide.
Getting started tutorial – designed for people totally new to writing workflows and working with Docker
Launching tools and workflows from Dockstore
Dockstore partners with several compute platforms, allowing you to export workflows into these platforms with the click of a button. We also provide a CLI to run tools and workflows locally. Click on the links below for more information.
Best practices guidelines
Advanced developer topics
Topics for advanced users who have already completed our getting started guide.
Note that not all features are available in all workflow languages. It can be worthwhile looking at Language Support to see what features are available to you.
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