Category Archives: Heroku

Getting Started with Clojure on Heroku

Last week I introduced the Den of Clojure to Heroku. I really enjoyed learning more about Clojure and experiencing super simple Clojure deployment on Heroku. For those who haven’t yet deployed Clojure on Heroku, lets walk through 8 quick steps to get you started: Install the Heroku Toolbelt and Leiningen Login to Heroku from the […]

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Heroku at the Denver Clojure Meetup

Tonight (August 9, 2012) I’ll be at the Den of Clojure talking about Running Clojure Apps on the Cloud with Heroku. Hope to see you there!

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Edge Caching With Play 2, Heroku, and CloudFront

Web applications are primarily comprised of data, services, and the User Interface (UI). The UI is comprised of HTML, CSS, images, and probably JavaScript. In the traditional web architecture all of the UI assets are static files except the HTML which is dynamically generated by the server. In the modern web architecture the entire UI […]

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Integrating Java Spring Apps on Heroku with REST APIs

Recently I co-presented a webinar about how to integrate Java Spring Apps on Heroku with the / REST APIs. Check out the recording: I’ve also created an in-depth walk through of the code example and step-by-step instructions for setting up and deploying the example Java Spring app on Heroku. Check it out and […]

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The Magic Behind Heroku’s “git push” Deployment

In my spare time I help out with a little app called Greg’s Toolkit that was built before I knew about Heroku. The app runs on EC2 and deploying new versions of the app is pretty tedious. Here is the deployment instructions copied directly from the project’s wiki: ./gradlew war scp ./gft_server/build/libs/gft_server.war ssh […]

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Play 2 Scala Console on Heroku

I’ve been working on a Play 2 application that I’ll be using for the Grails vs Play Smackdown at ÜberConf next week. The app is running in production on Heroku but since I don’t have an admin UI yet, I needed a quick and easy way to create a new entity. I could have gone […]

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Webinar: Social Enterprise Java Apps on Heroku

Tomorrow, May 30th, I will be co-hosting a webinar about Social Enterprise Java Apps on Heroku. The webinar will be at both 2:00 p.m. GMT and 10:00 a.m. PDT. Register at: Here is the description: In this webinar you will learn how to build Social Enterprise applications using, Heroku, and Java. Through live […]

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Graphs in the Cloud: Spring + Neo4j on Heroku

Last week I hosted a webinar about running Java apps on Heroku that use the Spring Framework and the Neo4j graph database. Here is the recording of that webinar: In the webinar I began by deploying a copy of the Spring MVC + Hibernate template app from on Heroku. Then I made a few […]

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Heroku, Java, Play and Neo4j Presos: Denver JUG, Atlanta JUG, London Flash UG & Webinar

Over the next couple weeks I’ll be doing two Java User Group presentations, a Flash Platform User Group presentation and one Webinar. Hope to see you at one of these events: Wednesday May 9 – Denver Java User Group: Running Java, Play! and Scala Apps in the Cloud Thursday May 10 – Webinar hosted by […]

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