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Deploying on Heroku

I have never used Heroku for deploying an application or a service, this was the first time I was using Heroku. And the purpose of using Heroku was to compare CaaS (Container as a Service) vs PaaS (Platform as a Service) as a part of my project for the course Cloud Architecture. 441 more words


I pushed not one but two apps to production with Heroku!

I did it! I figured out how to push my apps to production!

I also witnessed a tip that I’ve heard before. “Your app will appear differently in production”. 244 more words


Setting up mLab addon on Heroku

If you live outside the US or Europe, chances are you cannot provision some addons to your Heroku application. If you try to create one using the heroku config comand, you end up getting: 271 more words


Node & HEROKU environmental variables

Accessing heroku variables in node.  This example uses AWS object, but the variables are accessed through env.S3_KEY.  

const aws = require('aws-sdk');

let s3 = new aws.S3({
  accessKeyId: process.env.S3_KEY,
  secretAccessKey: process.env.S3_SECRET

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A Tale of Two Platforms

It will be 10 years ago next month that I wrote my first line of Apex code. Visualforce was in beta (though not yet packageable), the only valid use of the “extends” keyword in Apex was for custom exceptions, and S-Controls were still alive and kicking… happy days. 1,003 more words


Building a responsive photo gallery

Recently I needed to build a photo gallery for a website built with ReactJS. I came across a convenient react library “react-photo-gallery” which was ideal for this purpose. 243 more words


Force SSL(https) with Heroku app using Node.js

Have a Heroku app you wish would redirect all http traffic to https? You have come to the right place.

I found that this can be remedied with a package and a bit of code on the server side. 107 more words