Deploying your web application on Heroku

In this section, we will deploy your application on Heroku for free. We will even use the free Redis instance available to store our session and cache.

Installing the tools

The first thing we need to do to create a Heroku application is to download the command-line tools available at https://toolbelt.heroku.com.

On Mac, you can also install it with brew command:

> brew install heroku-toolbelt

Create an account on Heroku and use heroku login to link the toolbelt to your account:

> heroku login
Enter your Heroku credentials.
Email: geowarin@mail.com
Password (typing will be hidden):
Authentication successful.

Then, go to your application root and type heroku create appName --region eu. Replace appName with a ...

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