Deploying a Node.js Application on Digital Ocean Using dokku

Today I’m going to cover a possible solution you can follow to deploy your node.js application to a Digital Ocean droplet running dokku. We’ll also use floating IPs along with Cloudflare to serve content over TLS. I’ll assume you’re familiar with node.js/express applications already and have purchased your domain. You can find the sample express app here. Note: At the time of this article, Digital Ocean’s one-click dokku image is using version 0.