Production and Deployment
When we're happy with the project, the next step is to deploy it to a production server instead of our development server.
The first step is to run:
npm run bundle
This creates a release build of our Rust code and uses webpack to bundle it
To use our application from a server, it must be properly configured to serve
wasm files with the correct MIME type—
Note: Server configuration varies by operating system, it's recommended you look up a tutorial for your specific operating system and webserver. These examples assume an environment like Debian/Ubuntu or CentOS/Red Hat/Fedora.
For example with nginx, add
application/wasm wasm; to
/etc/nginx/mime.types. Then reload nginx with
sudo nginx -s reload to pick up the
For Apache add
AddType application/wasm .wasm to the root of your apache
config, likely located at either
/etc/httpd.d/conf/httpd.conf. Reload Apache with
sudo apachectl -k graceful.
Finally, we can upload the contents of the
dist directory to the production
server, for example using SCP or an SFTP client. Copying the files to the web
/var/www) will allow anybody to see the final