Today we’re open sourcing the toolchain Heroku uses to design, document, and consume our APIs. We hope this shows how Heroku thinks about APIs and gives you new tools to create your own APIs.
geemus (Wesley Beary) is an avid Rubyist, Open Sourcer and Herokai. He spends days designing APIs at Heroku and free time working on open source, developing games, prototyping world domination schemes, building furniture and hacking his health.
Today, we are excited to release our new platform API into public beta, turning Heroku into an extensible platform for building new and exciting services. Our platform API derives from the same command-and-control API we use internally, giving entrepreneurs and innovators unprecedented power to integrate and extend our platform. Some of the uses we’ve imagined include:
- Building mobile apps that control Heroku from smartphones and tablets;
- Combining Heroku with other services and integrating with developer tools;
- Automating custom workflows with programmatic integration to Heroku
The platform API empowers developers to automate, extend and combine Heroku with other services. You can use...
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