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Introduction and Installation of Heroku CLI on Windows machine

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Heroku: It is a cloud based application deployment and management service.
Heroku works on the container based design system and these smart containers are known as dynos.
It runs application inside various dynos and each dyno is separated from each other.

    Installation of Heroku on Windows machine:

  • Step 1: Download Windows installer

    Download the appropriate installer for your Windows installation from here according to the system configuration

  • Step 2: Running the installer to the system
    Now, click on the installer file and it will ask for choosing components from the following options as given below.

    Heroku cli
    Adding heroku to system path
    Adding local data 

    Make sure that you check all of them. Now click the “Next” button.

  • Step 3: Setting the destination folder
    Default path will be the path of the C drive of system. The default path for installation can be changed using the “Browse” button.
  • Step 4: Installation:
    After clicking “Install”, it will start to install Heroku CLI into the destination folder as shown in the below screenshot:

    After a couple of seconds Heroku CLI will be installed to the system completely.

    Heroku CLI has been successfully installed on your system. To verify,Run the following command in the Command Prompt or Terminal.


    For checking the version of Heroku, Run the following command in the terminal:

    heroku -v

    So, the Heroku CLI has been installed properly of your system.

  • Step 5 : Signing up for the Heroku services:
    Create an account for Heroku services here

    After successfully creating an account for Heroku services we will log in through Heroku CLI.

Login via terminal into Heroku CLI
For login through Heroku CLI Run the following command in terminal:

heroku login

Now, The terminal will ask to press “any key” for redirecting the process to the browser or “Q” to quit the login process.

After pressing any key it will redirect you to the browser as shown in the below screenshot

On Successfully logging into the account, the following message will be displayed on the browser screen:

Another method for logging is through the command prompt:
For doing it run the following command in the terminal

heroku login -i

On Successful Login, you can now use the Heroku CLI into your system.

The Heroku CLI is successfully installed and initialized into your system.

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Last Updated : 11 Jul, 2022
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