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Hands-on Heroku - Deploying Apps on the Cloud with James Ward

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Hands-on Heroku - Deploying Apps on the Cloud

Heroku is a Polyglot Cloud Application Platform that makes it easy to deploy apps on the cloud. This session will walk through the Heroku basics and teach you how to deploy Java, Scala, Ruby, Node.js, and Python on Heroku.

Bring your laptop and get hands-on deploying apps on Heroku!


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200 N. La Salle St #800, Chicago, IL

About James Ward

James Ward ( ) is a Principal Developer Evangelist at Heroku. Today he focuses on teaching developers how to deploy Java, Play! and Scala apps to the cloud. James frequently presents at conferences around the world such as JavaOne, Devoxx, and many other Java get-togethers. Along with Bruce Eckel, James co-authored First Steps in Flex. He has also published numerous screencasts, blogs, and technical articles. Starting with Pascal and Assembly in the 80′s, James found his passion for writing code. Beginning in the 90′s he began doing web development with HTML, Perl/CGI, then Java. After building a Flex and Java based customer service portal in 2004 for Pillar Data Systems he became a Technical Evangelist for Flex at Adobe. You can find him tweeting as @_JamesWard (, answering questions on ( and posting code at .