web: bundle exec rails server thin -p $PORT -e $RACK_ENV
In production, Heroku’s Cedar stack reads process types from that file.
In development, Foreman manages output streams, responds to crashed processes, and handles user-initiated restarts and shutdowns.
One downside to Foreman is typing
http://localhost:3100, etc. into the web browser, incrementing the port
number for each app, forgetting which port is which app.
Pow solves this elegantly and is easy to install and maintain.
Install and run Pow:
curl get.pow.cx | sh
Configure Foreman to always use the same port:
cd /path/to/myapp echo 'port: 7000" > .foreman
Relate the port to Pow:
echo 7000 > ~/.pow/`basename $PWD`
Use Foreman normally:
Reap the benefits of well-named DNS like
Pow may see improved, or automatic, Foreman compatibility. Watch this pull request for updates.