Streamline team-based app delivery

Behind most apps lies a team of developers working together to produce a great user experience or a powerful asset for their business. However, cumbersome release processes can hinder your team’s potential to perform at its best.

Heroku is a cloud-based platform as a service (PaaS) that provides a streamlined approach to building, deploying, and managing your apps. The platform removes friction in app deployment and operations, making it fast and easy for your team to build sophisticated apps using modern collaboration practices, such as continuous delivery.

App-centric, optimized for teams

Heroku offers the flexibility that your team needs to build custom apps using their favorite languages and frameworks, along with tooling that they already know and appreciate. You can take advantage of structured workflows that support agile development and continuous delivery practices, enabling your team to deploy apps as fast as you can build them. Heroku Teams provides additional team collaboration and administration tools that help organizations of any size to more effectively manage their apps and projects.

Fast app delivery

The Heroku Platform makes it easy to deploy apps as often as you need to. The process is fast and automated, giving your team extra time to focus on development.

Optimized for CI/CD

Test early and deploy often using an easy-to-use structured workflow for continuous integration and continuous delivery that includes features built into the platform.

Easy collaboration tools

Integrate your GitHub repositories with Heroku, get a complete visualization of your code delivery pipelines in real time, and spin up disposable review apps for immediate testing and approval.


Whether team members are on site or remote, everyone can simultaneously develop features on dev branches and collaborate on testing, reviewing, and deploying updates.

Polyglot platform

Heroku officially supports eight popular development languages and frameworks. Heroku Buildpacks extend the build system to support additional languages or customizations.

Bypass DevOps tasks

With a fully-managed platform, Heroku’s staff monitors uptime, performance, and infrastructure concerns, freeing your team from worrying about hardware or app management.

Team-centric features, built-in

Heroku empowers teams of developers to collaborate more easily and deliver better quality, tighter iterations through streamlined, continuous delivery workflows. Learn more by exploring Heroku’s capabilities on the following pages.

Heroku Flow

Heroku Flow gives your team tools to structure, support, and visualize code delivery, from development to staging to production. With GitHub integration, Heroku Pipelines, and review apps, your CI/CD practice becomes visual, easy to manage, and accessible to all members. Heroku Flow empowers your team to deliver faster, more frequent releases.

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Heroku Teams

Heroku Teams gives you centralized tools to manage your app project’s team, processes, and billing. Administrators have access to fine-grained control with app-level permissions. Collaboration tools and workflows makes it easier for your teams to build a continuous delivery / continuous integration practice for more frequent, higher quality releases.

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Heroku OpEx

Heroku’s operational experience supports your team with accessible, easy-to-use tools that help you monitor and and maintain the health of your apps. The Heroku platform manages all downstack components. This frees your team to focus squarely on app development and operations, without the distraction of hardware or infrastructure concerns.

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  • Heroku Teams is great for managing a small team. It makes it easy for our developers to collaborate on building apps and lets us manage our billing from one simple interface.

    ZeroCater Rob Adams Engineering Manager, ZeroCater Read customer story →
  • Deploying to Heroku is fast and easy. Heroku enables our team to deploy 50-100 times per week to production, which for a team of 10 engineers is impressive.

    Everlane Danny Greg Director of Engineering, Everlane Read customer story →
  • Heroku’s Review Apps feature is an integral part of our deployment process. Both our engineering and product teams use it to test code and the overall user experience.

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