How to install Yarn on DigitalOcean's App

Posted October 15, 2020 1.6k views
Ruby on RailsDigitalOcean App Platform

I have deployed an application using DigitalOcean’s App service. The way I understood the service is that they will package everything you need for your application to run.

However, when I tried to compile the assets on the console they provide I get the following error:

Yarn executable was not detected in the system.
Download Yarn at

I tried to install it via the console but it would not work. I have installed yarn on the droplet where the application resides but that did not have any affect.

How can I resolve this issue?

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đź‘‹ @ChellGouda

Currently, yarn is only included if the webpacker gem is included in the project Gemfile. We are looking into add more methods to detect when yarn should be included!

Happy Hacking!