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Browsing Archive: January, 2021

Deploying React App on AWS Beanstalk

Posted by Ninja Space Content on Sunday, January 24, 2021, In : AWS 
Here are the steps that I took to deploy my React App today: 
  1. First sign up for a free AWS account
  2. Create a new app in AWS Beanstalk
  3. Use git to bundle my source according to instructions here: $ git archive -v -o --format=zip HEAD
  4. One thing that I noticed that AWS Beanstalk looks for to run the files in there server.js (back-end) and client folder (front-end). So I'll need to make some changes. Example: my server file should be named server.js and not "index.js" like I have now. Also, t...

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Hosting React App on Godaddy Hosting via cpanel

Posted by Ninja Space Content on Sunday, January 24, 2021, In : Domain Management 
I looked under my GoDaddy account today and to my surprise, GoDaddy had given me a free shared hosting credit so I decided to use it for a React app that I recently built this month. 

Here are the steps I took to complete this. 
  1. Go to the cpanel File Manager part of Godaddy for your hosting account. Go to 'settings' to check the box next to "Show Hidden Files" or you won't be able to see the .htaccess file you're going to create for the build in step 3.
  2. After you've build out the "build" folder ...

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Pushing existing react files on GitHub with issues and solving them

Posted by Ninja Space Content on Sunday, January 3, 2021, In : tech issues 
Happy New Year, guys!

I had a couple more GitHub issues today when I tried to get my local files on GitHub, but finally solved them.

Today, I'm ready to deploy my first week's work on my current project on Heroku but before I do that, I needed to put my local files onto git and GitHub. I had issues with my React project not rendering onto my localhost properly earlier this week after I had tried to 'git init' it. I had to keep creating new files so to not delay my dev process, I have been worki...
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