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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