Start on Heroku: Kotlin

by yarieldis



A barebones Kotlin app using Ktor framework, which can easily be deployed to Heroku.

Deploy to Heroku

Running Locally

Make sure you have Java and Gradle installed. Also, install the Heroku CLI.

$ git clone
$ cd ktor-heroku-getting-started
$ ./gradlew build
$ heroku local:start

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 and Kotlin on Heroku, see these Dev Center articles: