Getting Started with Gradle on

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A barebones Gradle app, which can easily be deployed to Heroku.

This application support the Getting Started with Gradle on Heroku article - check it out.

Running Locally

Make sure you have Java installed. Also, install the Heroku Toolbelt.

$ git clone
$ cd gradle-getting-started
$ ./gradlew stage
$ heroku local web

Your app should now be running on localhost:5000.

If you're going to use a database, ensure you have a local .env file that reads something like this:


Deploying to Heroku

$ heroku create
$ git push heroku master
$ heroku open


For more information about using Java on Heroku, see these Dev Center articles: