2024 is going to be an exciting year at Heroku. Before we jump into 2024, let’s take a look back at 2023 and show you how we’re empowering developers to deliver amazing apps. First of all, we want to take a moment to thank you, our customers, partners, employees, and extended communities. Your passion for Heroku and the developer community makes our work possible.

Customer Success

Our teams continued to grow to meet the demands of our many existing and new customers in 2023. Customers who do things like make safer cars, bring us live music, deliver last-minute items to our door, and ensure that more people get the affordable healthcare they need. The many ways that Heroku serves as the...


TrailblazerDX 2024: More Heroku Experiences

news , Director, Growth Marketing

The countdown has begun for Salesforce's annual developer conference, TrailblazerDX, set to take place on March 6-7, 2024, in San Francisco and streaming live on Salesforce+. This year's conference has been touted as the "AI developer conference of the year," promising a wealth of insights and experiences for developers, architects, and IT leaders. If you're a Heroku enthusiast or looking to dive into the world of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), this is an event you don’t want to miss. Register today and then head over to the Agenda Builder to create a personalized agenda.


TLS and HTTPS encryption have become foundational primitives and a requirement for running any app or service on the internet. Many Heroku customers told us through our public roadmap to make Heroku Automated Certificate Management available to all dyno types, including our Eco subscription. We're thrilled to announce that Automatic Certificate Management(ACM) and manual certificate support are now available for apps running on Eco dynos. You can manually add certificates, or use Heroku ACM to make getting set up with https quick and simple.

Certificates handled by ACM automatically renew one month before they expire. New certificates are created automatically whenever you add or...


Working with ChatGPT Functions on Heroku

engineering , Principal Developer Advocate

How to Build and Deploy a Node.js App That Uses OpenAI’s APIs

Near the end of 2023, ChatGPT announced that it had 100M weekly users. That’s a massive base of users who want to take advantage of the convenience and power of intelligent question answering with natural language.

ChatGPT Interface

With this level of popularity for ChatGPT, it’s no wonder that software developers are joining the ChatGPT app gold rush, building tools on top of OpenAI’s APIs. Building and deploying a GenAI-based app is quite easy to do—and we’re going to show you how!


Heroku is improving the cost-effectiveness of Heroku Enterprise with the addition of Basic dynos. Now, Enterprise customers can unlock the power of Basic dynos on the Common Runtime. Basic dynos enable seamless app development and testing on the Heroku platform in the most efficient and cost-effective way. As part of our efforts to simplify our pricing and packaging, we’re ensuring parity in our product offerings between our card-paying and our Enterprise-contracted customers. Most frequently, Heroku customers use Basic dynos for testing new applications, creating reference apps, and for small-scale projects. By making Basic dynos available on Enterprise, these same apps can use other...


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