Heroku

How It Works

Heroku Toolbelt

Everything you need to get started using Heroku

Heroku Toolbelt for Windows

What is it?

  • Heroku client - CLI tool for creating and managing Heroku apps
  • Foreman - an easy option for running your apps locally
  • Git - revision control and pushing to Heroku

Getting started

Once installed, you'll have access to the heroku command from your command shell. Log in using the email address and password you used when creating your Heroku account:

$ heroku login
Enter your Heroku credentials.
Email: adam@example.com
Password:
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/id_rsa.pub

You're now ready to create your first Heroku app:

$ cd ~/myapp
$ heroku create
Creating stark-fog-398... done, stack is cedar
http://stark-fog-398.herokuapp.com/ | git@heroku.com:stark-fog-398.git
Git remote heroku added

Technical details

The heroku client will be installed into C:\Program Files\Heroku and will be added to your %PATH%.