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Deploy a Google Go (Golang) REST API Server on drie

Quickstart on how to run a simple Golang REST API server on drie

This tutorial assumes that you've installed and configured:

1. Get the Golang drie starter app

Download the demo-golang-drie-app. It has all the drie-specific files you need to add in order to properly deploy an app on drie (.buildpacks, Procfile)

$ git clone https://github.com/mraym/demo-golang-drie-app.git

2. Test that the Golang app runs locally

$ cd demo-golang-drie-app
$ go install								# creates the binary which is ultimately run in the Procfile 
$ godep save ./...					# creates the Go dependencies file needed by the buildpack
$ export PORT=5000					# need to set a PORT environment var
$ demo-golang-drie-app			# starts the server

This should start the app at http://localhost:5000/say-hello-drie

3. Add and Deploy the app to drie

$ drie app add UNIQUE_APP_NAME		# adds the app to drie
$ drie app deploy 								# deploys the app on drie 
$ drie app scale 1								# starts the app scaled to 1 instance

At the moment, you will have to periodically run 'drie app show' on the deploy and scale commands and wait for the status to change from 'deploying' to 'deployed'.

4. Confirm that your app is running on drie

$ drie app show
App demo-golang-drie-app
status: deployed
id: d1218d6c-fb09-4d52-9dec-f475bb0013e3
deployed commit: 32fe73cbea109218d5f97d904a5b886b1ed887a4
build repo: https://github.com/mraym/demo-golang-drie-app.git

web address

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After a while, the status of your app will be 'deployed' and the web address will become available:
Congratulations! Your Go REST API app is now deployed on drie!

Deploy a Google Go (Golang) REST API Server on drie

Quickstart on how to run a simple Golang REST API server on drie