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Learning Sinatra by Manoj Sehrawat, Sudeep Agarwal

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What is Heroku?

Heroku is a cloud application platform (or Platform as a Service, also known as PaaS) where we are going to deploy our app. It is a new and easy way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend their time on their application code, not on managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.

Getting started with Heroku

Here is the step-by-step process of getting started with Heroku.

Creating an account

To start with Heroku, you must create an account on Heroku in order to deploy code on it. It will be a free account so don't worry about supplying credit card information. They have a very cool pricing model: they don't charge you for your account; instead, they charge you for the services you are using. ...

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