How to Deploy a Node.js App to Heroku

Below you’ll find the basic steps to deploy a Node.js (should apply to other languages and frameworks as well) on Heroku.

It assumes you have Git and Heroku toolbelt installed. You can view a more detailed tutorial here.

1. Create the app locally (you can view a “Hello World” example here)
2. git init
3. heroku create appname
4. git push heroku master
5. heroku ps:scale web=1

You can then use ‘heroku open’ to launch and test it.

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