How to deploy static pages on Heroku

What is Heroku?

Try our first deployment

$ touch index.html
$ code index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<title>Deployment Example</title>
<h1>Deployment example</h1>
<p>Simple example of static pages deployment on heroku.</p>
$ git add index.html
$ git commit -m "Index file"
$ git push
!     No default language could be detected for this app.HINT: This occurs when Heroku cannot detect the buildpack to use for this application automatically.See!     Push failed

Why does that happen?

$ touch package.json
$ code .
"name": "My Beautiful Project",
"author": "Rui Coelho",
"version": "0.0.1",
"description": "My beautiful static page project",
"scripts": {
"dependencies": {
$ git add package.json
$ git commit -m "Node server"
$ git push

Bonus points

$ npm i --save reload
$ npm run dev

Ignore files before commit

$ touch .gitignore


Source Code




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