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Heroku Cookbook by Mike Coutermarsh

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Deploying a Node.js application to Heroku

Heroku is a polyglot platform that can host applications built in many different languages and frameworks. In this recipe, we will learn how to deploy Ghost, a popular open source blogging platform built on Node.js.

We'll build on what we learned in the previous recipe, Deploying a Rails application to Heroku. Here, we'll see that there are a lot of similarities between deploying the two different applications. The process to deploy any application to Heroku is very similar to the previous recipe, irrespective of the language or framework in which it is written.

How to do it…

We'll be setting up and deploying Ghost from the command line. Let's open up a terminal to begin with by performing the following steps: ...

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