Python on Heroku example

by orneryhippo



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

This application supports the Getting Started with Python on Heroku article - check it out.

Running Locally

Make sure you have Python installed properly. Also, install the Heroku Toolbelt and Postgres.

$ git clone
$ cd python-getting-started

$ pip install -r requirements.txt

$ createdb python_getting_started

$ python migrate
$ python collectstatic

$ heroku local

Your app should now be running on localhost:5000.

Deploying to Heroku

$ heroku create
$ git push heroku master

$ heroku run python migrate
$ heroku open




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