Posts by Jake Vorreuter

WebSockets Now in Public Beta

We’re excited to announce that WebSocket functionality is now available on Heroku in public beta. We can’t wait to see the powerful and creative real-time apps you’ll build. In this post, we show how to get up and running with WebSockets and demonstrate the functionality with two sample apps you can get on GitHub.

Editor's Note: Features added through Heroku Labs are experimental and are subject to change.

Getting Started

For full documentation of WebSocket support on Heroku, visit the Dev Center.

WebSocket functionality is available as part of Heroku Labs. First make sure you have the Heroku Toolbelt installed. Then enable the WebSocket feature:

$ heroku labs:enable websockets...

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