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Heroku: Getting Started

by Dan Bunker

Heroku allows you to deploy applications quickly and easily to the cloud. This course will show you how to deploy and work with the Heroku cloud platform by deploying and optimizing four applications written in four different technologies.

What you'll learn

All applications need a final place to call home when they're ready to be used and released. In this course, Heroku: Getting Started, you'll learn what it takes to deploy applications in four different technologies to the Heroku cloud platform. First, you'll discover how to efficiently use the Heroku Command Line Tools, as you deploy those four sample applications on your own Heroku account. Next, you'll explore how to provision add-ons. Finally, you'll delve into scaling applications to handle high traffic requests and throughput. When you're finished with this course, you'll have a better understanding of the Heroku architecture and terminology, and be able to easily deploy and host your own applications on Heroku.

About the author

Dan Bunker is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Monolith Brands Group, an eCommerce company based in Brooklyn, New York. Dan has used a variety of technologies throughout his career. He currently has expertise with Java, Ruby, Python and JavaScript languages and related technologies. In addition to a passion for software development (SaaS), Dan enjoys mentoring, training and advising engineers and developers in their careers.

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