Posts by Ryan Daigle

Building Twelve Factor Apps on Heroku

At Heroku, we’ve had the privilege of running and managing millions of amazing apps built by our users. Over a year ago, Heroku co-founder Adam Wiggins published the Twelve Factor App, based directly on these experiences. It distills best practices for building modern cloud applications into a 12-factor methodology specifically designed to maximize developer productivity and application maintainability.

Twelve Factor apps are built for agility and rapid deployment, enabling continuous delivery and reducing the time and cost for new developers to join a project. At the same time, they are architected to exploit the principles of modern cloud platforms while permitting maximum portability...

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