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Jul 01 - Jul 07, 2019
articleDeploying Django to Heroku With Docker — looks at how to deploy a Django app to Heroku with Docker via the Heroku Container Runtime
Jun 17 - Jun 23, 2019
articleSplit Frontend from Backend on Heroku with npm and NodeJS - hands-on guide to deploy a microservices web application in Heroku using npm and NodeJS.
Jul 23 - Jul 29, 2018
articleSix Tips for Mastering your Procfile — improvements for how you run your Heroku processes.
Jun 18 - Jun 24, 2018
blogHeroku Blog — the official Heroku blog.
Apr 04 - Apr 10, 2016
bookHeroku Cookbook — step-by-step recipes to solve the challenges of administering and scaling a real-world production web application on Heroku.
Mar 14 - Mar 20, 2016
toolMetabase — a beta of Metadata as an app that can be deployed directly to Heroku.
articleExploring Microservices Architecure on Heroku — explores why Heroku eliminates a lot of the tooling you need to worry about when working with microservices.
articleHeroku and SOA — discusses why Heroku is perfectly suited to building a service-oriented architecture for your projects.
officialPreboot — explains how to use the "Preboot" feature to enable zero-downtime deployments, which can be tricky to get right.
articleAutomating our Heroku deployments from Jenkins — explains how you'd go about automating certain parts of deployment like enabling maintenance mode, copying your database from production to staging, running migrations against staging, etc.
questionHow do you ignore files when deploying to Heroku? — the answer to a common question about
officialManaging Multiple Environments for an App — a good primer on how to think about managing the different pieces of each environment.
articleConfiguring CloudFlare DNS for a Heroku app — a walkthrough of how to use CloudFlare as your DNS provider.
articleHosting multiple Heroku apps on a single domain — an article on how to share the same domain between multiple Heroku applications.
questionHow do you host multiple Heroku apps on a single domain? — a StackOverflow question with a few responses to a the common question of how to serve multiple Heroku apps from different paths instead of subdomains.
bookThe Heroku Hacker's Guide — an ebook that covers a lot of the basics in maintaining and scaling a project on Heroku.
officialThe big kickoff — the first ever Heroku blog article.
articleHeroku isn't for idiots — explains Heroku's advantages and why it's not just for side projects.
talkBuildpack Adventure — a cool slideshow about Heroku's buildpacks, and what the open-source community is hacking together with them.
officialHeroku Postgres — the landing page explaining with it is.
pluginheroku-buildpack-pgbouncer (⭐333) — a buildpack that allows for transaction pooling using
pgbouncerto avoid hitting connection limits.
toolHireFire — a SaaS tool that automatically scales your Heroku dynos up and down as load requires.
articleSet up CloudFlare's free SSL on Heroku — walks you through the exact steps to setting up free SSL via Cloudflare.
officialToolbelt Download — where to download the Heroku toolbelt.
pluginheroku-accounts (⭐1.2k) — makes it easy to work with multiple accounts at once from the command line.
pluginheroku-pg-extras (⭐1.3k) — a toolbelt plugin that adds extra useful plugins for working with Postgres. Things like analyzing cache hit rates, outlier queries, unused indexes, table sizes, etc.
tooldokku — a self-hosted, docker-based, Heroku-compliant platform.