This is a simple application to help gain adoption of trailhead by allowing your team to see stats in the same manner as a gaming leaderboard.
This entire application can run for free on Heroku.
Click the Deploy to Heroku button
Configure the schedule: (this keeps the leaderboard up to date daily)
1:00 PM UTC
Pull Requests are Welcome!
It is good to follow Heroku's node.js tutorial to get an understanding of how node.js works on Heroku and to configure your local environment.
Grab a copy of the code
You'll want to create your own .env file with the MongoDB URI in it:
MONGODB_URI=mongodb://<<username>>:<<password>>@<<your instance>>.mlab.com:<<port number>>/<<your instance>>
npm install in the directory you've downloaded
There is a
launch.json file part of the project to make it easy to debug with VSCode, run in VS code and look at the Debug Console to see what port it is running at (typically 5000) open your web browser to http://localhost:5000 and view it locally.
To view error logs:
heroku logs --tail -a <<appname>>
Kill Local Instance
To kill the local development environment:
Sometimes the local heroku development enviornment may die in the background, this stackoverflow tip was helpful:
Lists all processes on port 5000:
lsof -i :5000
Find the PID and then kill the process with this command:
sudo kill -9 <<pid>>
For best performance, ensure that the app is running in production mode (it should be already by default):
heroku config:set NODE_ENV=production -a <<your app aname>>
The puppeteer buildpack used to scrape trailhead profiles:
heroku buildpacks:set jontewks/puppeteer
heroku buildpacks:set heroku/nodejs