Heroku's platform makes deploying, scaling, monitoring, and maintaining your web applications simple, cost effective, and even enjoyable.
The Heroku Hacker's Guide is a practical guide, explaining why you should be using Heroku, how to use Heroku, and all the best practices you need to know to start building successful Heroku applications.
If you're serious about building and deploying web applications on the best platform available, this book is for you.
Go forth, and hack!
~ Kenneth Reitz, Heroku Python Overlord
This is the best documentation I've ever seen for building apps on Heroku.
~ Mahdi Yusuf, Founder of Pycoder's Weekly
A must have book for going from 0 to expert with Heroku.
~ Audrey Roy, Co-founder Cartwheel Web
Wish I had this book back when I was learning and trying to navigate the Heroku admin system. It's like having a Heroku guru at your side, walking you through all the secrets that the docs don't tell you."
~ Daniel Greenfeld, Co-founder Cartwheel Web
If anyone knows how to deploy web apps on Heroku, it's Randall Degges.
~ Graham Dumpleton, Apache/mod_wsgi Author
I can be lazy when it comes to searching web documentation. HHG is awesome as it combines the important stuff I need to know in one place.
~ Andrew Austin, Django Developer
HHG is the perfect guide to Heroku, showing you how to deploy code the right way, and all the best practices this entails.
Learn how to instantly scale your applications to support millions of users through the use of Heroku's dynos and addons.
Use New Relic to monitor your applications, find bottlenecks, fix problems, and increase insight.
Learn how to successfully work with other developers on your Heroku applications, manage multiple accounts, and more.
Learn to use, scale, backup, restore, and fully understand Heroku's incredibly popular PostgreSQL service.
Good hackers love to write good code. Learn all the best practices you need to write simple and elegant web services on Heroku.
Having issues with a recent deploy? Learn to instantly rollback your application to previous releases while maintaining full confidence using Heroku's release system.
Can't afford the book? Don't sweat it! I'd be more than happy to give you a free copy. Just send me an email asking for a copy and I'll make sure you get one. Money should never be a prohibiting factor in education.
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