Node, Express and libsass: project from scratch workshop


The following are basic steps needed to quickly set up a Node.js app with Express and deploy to Heroku.

Step 1 - Heroku account

Make sure you have a Heroku account set up

Step 2 - Install Heroku Toolbelt

Download and install the tool belt package specific for your OS




$ wget -qO- | sh

Step 3 - Log into you account

Once toolbelt is installed, you should be able to access your account

$ heroku login
Enter your Heroku credentials.
Email: [email protected]
Could not find an existing public key.
Would you like to generate one? [Yn]
Generating new SSH public key.
Uploading ssh public key /Users/adam/.ssh/

That's pretty much about it. Pass these steps and you are ready to DEPLOY THE CODES!