Python on Heroku example

by SamSamskies



A barebones Python app using Webpack and React, 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 Node and NPM installed property

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

$ npm install
$ npm run webpack
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
$ createdb python_getting_started
$ heroku local:run python migrate
$ python collectstatic
$ heroku local

Your app should now be running on localhost:5000.

Add Buildpacks

$ heroku buildpacks:add --index 1 heroku/nodejs
$ heroku buildpacks:add --index 2 heroku/python

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: