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Implementing AppFog

By : Matthew Nohr, Isaac Rabinovitch
Book Image

Implementing AppFog

By: Matthew Nohr, Isaac Rabinovitch

Overview of this book

AppFog is the leading platform-as-a-service provider of PHP, Ruby, Node.js, and Java solutions. It is used by developers worldwide to deploy tens of thousands of applications. AppFog delivers a reliable, scalable, and fast platform for deploying applications in the cloud.This book is a hands-on guide that will walk you through creating and deploying applications to the cloud using AppFog, which will allow you to get your application deployed without the hassle of setting up servers.This book demonstrates how to use the AppFog service to build an application and have it running in the Cloud. It will walk you through the initial AppFog setup process and explain how to create your first application in minutes.You will also discover how to use services such as databases to make your applications more powerful. You will also learn how to create applications from scratch.You will find out everything you need to know to get an application running in the cloud for the first time.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)
Implementing AppFog
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Publishing to AppFog

Now that you have a working application, you can publish it to AppFog and create the new AppFog application.

Before you begin, make sure you are in the root director of your project. For this example that was the insideaf4 directory.

Next, you will need to log in to AppFog.

$ af login
Attempting login to []
Email: [email protected]
Password: ********
Successfully logged into []

You may be asked for your e-mail and password again, but the tool may remember your session if you logged in recently.

Now you can push your application to AppFog, which will create a new application for you. Make sure you are in the correct directory and use the Push command. You will be prompted for a number of settings during the publishing process. In each case there will be a list of options along with a default. The default value will be listed with a capital letter or listed by itself in square brackets. For our purposes, you can just press Enter...