March 26, 2009 by Morten Bagai
Radiant is an excellent Rails-based Content Management System (CMS). It was created by John W. Long and Sean Cribbs, and has been around for a couple of years, growing steadily in popularity. With the recent addition of taps and gem manifeststs, it’s super-easy to get this lightweight CMS up and running on Heroku.
Start by installing the latest radiant gem on your local box:
$ sudo gem install radiant
Now use the radiant command-line tool to set up your Radiant CMS locally. We’ll use SQLite as the local database:
$ radiant --database sqlite mycms $ cd mycms $ rake db:bootstrap
Before we can push to Heroku, we’ll need to initialize a git repo in our project...Read more →