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JavaScript Node.js Basics 2017 Introduction to Node.js Finding Help as a Node.js Developer

Juan Carlos Vasquez
Juan Carlos Vasquez
1,445 Points

How can I find a server to host a node.js app or id this the same than the MEAN or MERN stack?

I'd like to make a test app to apply all I'm learning here, but I'd like to have it in a real enviroment, but I don't know how to do it, or what should I look for. I found host for the MEAN and MERN stack but I'm not sure if it's the same.

2 Answers

Hi Juan,

I highly recommend Heroku if you want to deploy a node.js app for free. You can deploy your app in 5 minutes or less. If you have a MongoDB to host then you must host it somehwere else, as I do not think Heroku offfers that. mlab allows you to host Mongo databases. If you have a SQL database then you can easily just start up an instance via AWS.

Below is a link to Heroku which walks you through on deploying your first node.js app.


Juan Carlos Vasquez
Juan Carlos Vasquez
1,445 Points

Hi Alexander.

Thanks for your answer. I'll check it.

Heroku allows MongoDB nowadays :)