Deploy Your Rails Application Into Heroku

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Course Description

Heroku is a cloud-based hosting provider that allows easy deployment of web applications. With a free tier suitable for hosting small applications, Heroku makes it easy to get started publishing a new web app. Later, Heroku’s paid tiers allow you to scale to support your growing user base.

In this course, Tuts+ instructor José Mota will demonstrate how easy it is to deploy a Rails application into Heroku. You’ll learn how to prepare your application and how to deploy it using command-line tools. You’ll also learn some tricks for maintaining your application once it’s live.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to install the Heroku Toolbelt and prepare your Rails app for production.
  • How to deploy your application to the cloud.
  • Use the Heroku logging system to help you maintain your app.
  • How to work with environment variables.
  • Useful commands in the Heroku command-line interface.

About the Instructor

José Mota is a Rubyist, Javascripter, UI designer, occasional speaker, and Mac & Arch Linux user. You can find out more on his website.