Boris Mann

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  • Last Edit: September 28, 2020

Heroku CLI

Heroku Teams – it used to be awkward to “share” deployments, or have a fake company user that owned it; teams are free for up to 5 members, then $10 per month for more. Also no free dynos for teams.

I have been using Heroku for many many years. Heroku was serverless (and containers) before either term existed. I have helped get a variety of open source software running on Heroku with DeployToHerokuDeployToHeroku
[[Heroku]] has a “Deploy to Heroku” button that lets people deploy apps using just a browser and the Heroku dashboard.
Creating a ‘Deploy to Heroku’ Button
The two base requirements are that the source code is on [[Github]] and that it contains an app.json file.

app.json schema is

, all in service of me not having to maintain a “stack” myself.

Heroku was acquired by Salesforce in 2010.