Deploying to Heroku Cloud

The first step to deploy our application is to create a free account on Heroku Cloud Service:

  1. Go to https://signup.heroku.com/ and create a free account.
  2. Download the Heroku toolbelt for your platform at https://toolbelt.heroku.com/.
  3. Follow the installation process for your platform.

    Now you must have the Heroku toolbelt on your machine, to test it.

  4. Open the terminal/shell and type the following command:
      heroku --help
    

The terminal output lists all the possible things to do with Heroku CLI.

Tip

The book assumes that you already have git source control installed on your machine; if you don't it have yet, check out this page: https://git-scm.com/downloads.

Creating a Heroku application

Now we will create an application and send ...

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