Chapter 7Production


“Art is never finished, only abandoned.”

 --Leonardo da Vinci

This chapter is all about production. Once you’ve built your shiny new application, you need to know how to transfer it from your local machine to display it to the rest of the world. Fortunately, there are a multitude of hosting options out there, many of which are free. In this chapter, we will cover deploying with a specific provider, Heroku.

We will cover some of the differences between a production deployment and a local development environment. Many of these production techniques will apply regardless of the environment you end up choosing. So if you decide to go with a provider other than Heroku, the knowledge acquired in this chapter will be applicable ...

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