Nuts can be easily be deployed to a state-less server or PaaS. It only uses the disk as a cache for assets.
Heroku is the perfect solution to host a Nuts instance.
Nuts can also be run as a Docker container:
docker run -it -p 80:80 -e GITHUB_REPO=username/repo gitbook/nuts
Install dependencies using:
$ npm install
This service requires to be configured using environment variables:
# Set the port for the service $ export PORT=6000 # Access token for the GitHub API (requires permissions to access the repository) # If the repository is public you do not need to provide an access token # you can also use GITHUB_USERNAME and GITHUB_PASSWORD $ export GITHUB_TOKEN=... # ID for the GitHub repository $ export GITHUB_REPO=Username/MyApp # Authentication for the private API $ export API_USERNAME=hello $ export API_PASSWORD=world # Express's "trust proxy" setting for trusting X-Forwarded-* headers when # behind a reverse proxy like nginx # http://expressjs.com/en/guide/behind-proxies.html $ export TRUST_PROXY=loopback
Then start the application using:
$ npm start