Having issues with your first Django deployment on Heroku?

After spending a part of the night swearing at Heroku for not seeing my Django app correctly, I have realized it requires a very specific folder structure to operate properly. In my case, my whole Django project was in a subdirectory of my git repo (git_root > django_project > django_project > settings.py), while Heroku expects […]

How to fix long page load times on Heroku

If you have a free Heroku instance, you might sometimes face a long first page load time on your web application. This is because Heroku will shut down your instance after a while if nobody visits your site. This is a problem I have encountered with Bill Splitter since my girlfriend and I were the […]