Using Heroku and Node

Lets create an app from the command line.

heroku create roppa

Thats it. Next though we need to create a git repo and push it to heroku. Lets start with git:

git init
git add .
git commit -m "Initial commit"

Next we need to create a heroku remote.

heroku create

Lets confirm everything is up on the heroku end by running

git remote -v

So the name that you get is important. We need to add the heroku remote before we can do anything useful:

heroku git:remote themadeupnamethatherokugivesyou

Great, now we can go ahead and deploy what we got:

git push heroku master

Lets set up an instance of our app:

heroku ps:scale web=1

And see if it is all up and running:

heroku open


Next, have a look at this article. And also setting up continuous deployment to heroku with Travis.