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Mastering JavaScript Single Page Application Development by John Moore, Philip Klauzinski

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Chapter 14. Deploying and Scaling the SPA

Having built the core functionality of the application, now it's time to move the SPA into a production-like environment that is accessible from the Internet. For this, we will be using Platform as a Service (PaaS).

PaaS is a type of a cloud-based service that allows developers to launch applications on managed infrastructure. Before PaaS, developers or operations engineers had to perform a lot of setup and maintenance tasks, such as provisioning hardware, installing operating software, and insuring uptime.

There are a number of PaaS providers, but I have chosen Heroku. One reason for this is that you can stand up an application for free on a sandbox, which will allow you to experiment on the app and scale ...

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