Category Archives: Heroku

Using A Single Git Repository For Multiple Heroku Projects

SignalLeaf has 2 separate services, at this point: the web app and the media server. Both of these services are deployed to Heroku, each on their own Heroku app instance. This allows me to scale them as needed. I give … Continue reading 

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Heroku And SSL: Fixing “This site’s security certificate is not trusted!” on Android and other devices

I recently received a report of SignalLeaf being “blacklisted” by Chrome. After a bit of panic, and asking twitter to see if the site was having issues, I got confirmation that Android phones and other devices / browsers were getting … Continue reading 

Also posted in DNSimple, SignalLeaf, SSL | 6 Comments

Getting The Real Client IP Address On A Heroku Hosted NodeJS App

I was building a new report for SignalLeaf last weekend, to get the RSS Subscriber count for a given podcast. Along the way, I was doing some research in to the best way to track that information. It turned out … Continue reading 

Also posted in Javascript, Metrics, Podcast, SignalLeaf | 3 Comments

Making Heroku Run A NodeJS App From A Sub-Folder

Both SignalLeaf and a project I’m building for my day job at Kendo UI are running on NodeJS/ExpressJS servers, deployed to Heroku. I love Heroku and have been using it for a good number of years now. It makes deploying … Continue reading 

Also posted in Deployment, ExpressJS, Javascript, JSON, KendoUI, NodeJS, SignalLeaf | 4 Comments

Great time to be a developer

I am in awe of the free tools available to software developers today. It is amazing how fast, and cheaply, you can turn an idea into productive code. I was so pumped by a recent experience, I decided to share. … Continue reading 

Also posted in Agile, Kanban, Lean Systems, Management, Productivity, Quality, Retrospectives, Throughput, Workflow | 16 Comments