Sometimes you’re working your way through Michael Hartl’s Rails Tutorial and you have just finished chapter 2 when something urgent commands your attention. It continues to command your attention for like a full week and then you decide to get back to it. Chapter 3 hits and Hartl’s telling you to deploy your app to Heroku, with no other explicit instructions except to repeat what you did last time. But it’s been a week, and you have no idea.
You could even say you’ve been derailed.
You’d really like to just get a move on with this, and don’t want to read the whole damn book again. Not that it wasn’t delightful to read the first time. So what are you going to do? Sit around until someone explicitly writes a blog post telling you what to do?
Anyway, I wrote you a nice little guide on how do deploy a rails app to Heroku. Continue reading