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Octocat-spinner-32 support

Heroku buildpack: Node.js

This is a Heroku buildpack for Node.js v0.6.13 apps. It uses NPM and SCons.


Example usage:

$ ls
Procfile  package.json  web.js

$ heroku create --stack cedar --buildpack

$ git push heroku master
-----> Heroku receiving push
-----> Fetching custom buildpack
-----> Node.js app detected
-----> Vendoring node 0.6.13
-----> installing dependencies with npm 1.1.4
       express@2.5.2 ./node_modules/express
       ├── mime@1.2.4
       ├── mkdirp@0.0.7
       ├── qs@0.4.0
       └── connect@1.8.2
       Dependencies installed

The buildpack will detect your app as Node.js if it has the file package.json in the root. It will use NPM to install your dependencies, and vendors a version of the Node.js runtime into your slug. The node_modules directory will be cached between builds to allow for faster NPM install time.

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