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.

Location-agnostic

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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“The Heroku platform suits our remote team’s work style. Anyone on the team can easily manage or monitor our apps asynchronously, and automated features mean that nothing gets hung up while some team members are offline.”

Troy Hickerson
Co-Founder, Active for Good
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“Heroku Review Apps support our culture of open feedback. We can spin up a temporary app to share with a wide range of teams, including engineering, product, and business. Better collaboration helps us to improve our apps faster.”

Fredrik Björk
CTO, The RealReal
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“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.”

Danny Greg
Director of Engineering, Everlane
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“Rolling our app out on Heroku was effortless. A really good experience for everyone on the team.”

Mitch Moody
VP of Technology, Anyone Home
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In the Spotlight
Blog Post
Automated Continuous Deployment at Heroku

Learn how the Heroku Runtime team transitioned from manual to continuous, automated deployments, and what they learned during the process.

Podcast Episode
Coordinating Remote Work

One Heroku team shares the tactics they use to keep in touch with one another, even as they're sitting in offices all across the country.