Learning

Learning resources for building and extending applications on Heroku.

3 weeks ago

  • Light Switch

    LightSwitch saves you a ton of money by idling Dyno's that aren't being used! You can also set up "operational hours" for your application. Don't pay for what you're not using!
  • Till

    Build SMS apps. Combine your awesome ideas with the power of the Till SMS platform - Instant alerts, flash surveys, and real-time two way communication.

1 month ago

  • prismic.io CMS Backend

    Prismic.io is a CMS backend for your website. You get a dashboard to write content linked directly from your Heroku console, and an API to consume the content from your site.
  • Routing in Private Spaces

    The routers in Private Spaces have a slightly different behavior to the routers found in the Common Runtime. This article explains the differences.
  • Monitoring JVM Metrics with the Heroku Java Agent

    Monitor JVM metrics and set alerts for thresholds based on memory and thread count statistics.

2 months ago

  • Storj

    Storj is a blockchain-based, end-to-end encrypted, distributed object storage, where only you have access to your data.
  • Wrenchmode

    Wrenchmode is a Heroku add-on for providing a fast and easy way to create a custom maintenance page for your app.
  • FollowAnalytics

    FollowAnalytics is an add-on for providing mobile apps analytics, user profiles and engagement.
  • CloudBoost

    CloudBoost is a complete backend as a service which does data-storage, search, real-time, push notifications, offline sync, and a whole lot more, saving you as much as half of the time when you're building your app.
  • Citus

    The Citus add-on is a fully-managed, horizontally-scalable PostgreSQL database service.
  • Building a Unified Dashboard as an Ecosystem Partner

    Using the Unified API, Partners can build a fully unified dashboard for users.
  • Neutrino Audiomatic

    Audiomatic is an add-on for processing and analyzing audio files of any kind!

3 months ago

  • Zara 4

    Compress images by up to 90% with no visible loss of quality.
  • GetDataDriven.io

    GetDataDriven.io is an add-on for providing Big Data capabilities to your applications.
  • OAuth2 with Heroku & Go

    How to create a web application on Heroku that lets users authorize using the Heroku platform’s OAuth API, and then perform API calls to api.heroku.com. It can serve as the basis of a more complex integration scenario.

4 months ago

  • TuneMyGC

    Automatic Ruby garbage collection tuning
  • Opbeat APM

    Opbeat APM is performance monitoring for JavaScript developers. Opbeat instantly pinpoints performance issues and gives you a detailed breakdown of how your app is spending its time, like slow SQL/MongoDB queries, Redis, HTTP requests to other services, etc.
  • Watermarker

    A Heroku add-on to identify and protect images by adding a watermark to them.
  • User Agent Identifier

    A Heroku add-on to simplify User Agent Identification with our continuously updated user agent parsing library.
  • QRackajack

    A Heroku add-on to generate QR codes for use anywhere.