How to Deploy NodeJS API on Heroku Cloud Server.
Once you done all the required changes in finish local setup of the project and ready to production.
You need to install Heroku-cli. It's available for MAC, Linux and Windows machine. Please follow this link and install CLI for deployment.The Heroku CLI | Heroku Dev CenterHow to download, install, and start using, the Heroku CLI. The Heroku CLI used to be part of the Heroku Toolbelt.devcenter.heroku.com
$ heroku --version
If above command return the version number of heroku-cli then your heroku cli install and ready for deployment.
You need to Login with your heroku credential
$ heroku login // It will ask your heroku Email / pass
Login to https://dashboard.heroku.com .
Create New app
Create heroku app from their dashboard
Once app created go to the deploy Tab and you can see your app git info that required app to deploy.Heroku used Git to deploy your script
In our project you need to navigate inside the dist folder of api. Production dist will create once you run command
gulp build // It will create Production build
Navigate inside the dist directory.
Run git init in dist directory.
Add Heroku repository to your project.
You can commit the code and the push to Heroku. code commit command given on above screenshot.
gulp buildcontrol:heroku // Use this command to Push on Heroku