Command Line

The heroku command-line interface (CLI) is an essential part of using Heroku. Use it to perform nearly any Heroku-related task right from your terminal, including:

  • Creating new Heroku apps
  • Scaling your dyno formation
  • Running one-off dynos
  • Taking database backups
  • Configuring add-ons

Install the CLI by following the instructions in Heroku CLI.