How are Apple M1 users running rails-dev-box?

After taking a break from Rails to focus on a few other open source projects, I acquired an M1 MacBook and wanted to get rails-dev-box set up. However, VirtualBox doesn’t seem to run on arm64 hardware:

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I created a lightweight Docker setup so I can work on Rails ( So have a few other contributors - see conversation here:

Out of curiosity, how are other Apple M1 users running rails-dev-box these days? If there’s no drag-and-drop replacement for VirtualBox, perhaps it’s worth supporting a Docker-based alternative.

(Edit - Some other cool solutions I’ve found:,

I use the docker based dev container that comes with the repo. I believe it’s to spin up a codespace but locally it opens a docker container. At least through VS Code.