Getting Started with Heroku Labs

Last Updated: 09 October 2013

Heroku Labs allows you to try out experimental features that are under consideration for inclusion into the platform.

Features added through Heroku Labs are experimental and subject to change.

Usage

View the available features:

$ heroku labs:list
=== App Available Features
flux-capacitor:   Adds time travel capability

=== User Available Features
superpowers:      Adds flight and laser vision

View detailed information about a particular feature:

$ heroku labs:info flux-capacitor
=== flux-capacitor
Summary: Adds time travel capability
Docs:    https://devcenter.heroku.com/articles/labs-flux-capacitor

Enable a feature for an app:

$ heroku labs:enable flux-capacitor --app example
Enabling flux-capacitor for example... done
WARNING: This feature is experimental and may change or be removed without notice.

Disable a feature for an app:

$ heroku labs:disable flux-capacitor --app example
Disabling flux-capacitor for example... done

See all the features applied to an app and user:

$ heroku labs --app example
=== example Enabled Features
flux-capacitor:   Adds time travel capability

=== user@domain Enabled Features
superpowers:      Adds flight and laser vision