Problem: I'd prefer not to commit compiled resources to my repository, but I've still gotta deploy the thing.
Simple solution: Commit compiled resources...
Bonus credit solution: npm postinstall task runs grunt, grunt creates the compiled resources, heroku can then automagic on git push, rainbows and unicorns ensue.1,2
Your milage may vary, but on the happy path a
git push heroku can deploy and run your node app.