Connect to selenium server

I am preparing some lectures using binder. In these students should use library(RSelenium) in R . Selenium is a browser automation suite. Using selenium outside of binder requires launching a Selenium server in a docker container:

docker run -d -p 4445:4444 selenium/standalone-firefox

How can I achieve this functionality within binder? I cannot launch docker within binder. Can I run it on the host and have students connect to it?

I am just starting out with binder so please forgive my ignorance. I’ve used it for teaching once and was so happy with it that I’m trying to move everything there as it spares me from dealing with computer configuration issues from students.

Some time ago I popped together this recipe for myself for using Selenium in Mybinder:


Thanks, I’ll give it a try!