Heroku Platform API

Developers Can Now Fork Their Own Applications With The Newly Introduced Heroku Fork

Heroku today introduced Heroku Fork, that let’s developers fork their own applications and the applications they’re collaborating on. The basic information about the new product is available in this write-up and a detailed version of the same is available in this article by the Heroku team. The news comes a month after Heroku made Heroku Platform API available in Beta. Heroku Fork lets developers create unique, running instances of existing applications from the command line. These instances are live and available on Heroku immediately so developers can change, scale and share them  however they want. Developers need to have the  Heroku Toolbelt installed to use this feature. They can fork an existing application by running the following command: $ heroku fork -a sourceapp targ...

Heroku Platform API Now Available in Public Beta

Heroku Platform API is now available in Beta, announced the Cloud application platform provider yesterday. The Platform API is derived from the same command-and-control API Heroku uses internally and hence allows developers to extend its cloud platform to third party applications and services. The new platform API can be used to: Build mobile apps that control Heroku from smartphones and tablets; Combine Heroku with other services and integrating with developer tools; Automate custom workflows with programmatic integration to Heroku. Developers can now  automate, extend and combine Heroku with other services. They can also use the platform API to perform tasks that could previously only be accomplished with Heroku toolbelt or dashboard, like provisioning  add-ons, scaling and adding config...

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