Pushing web applications live with Heroku

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Article from Issue 143/2012
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If you want to put together a web application in your favorite language and publish it for free, you will find Heroku a convenient helper. The service even allows you to bring your own web server.

Perl Column Celebrates its 15th Anniversary! The first Perl column article in our German sister publication Linux-Magazin was published in October 1997, making this the 15th year. The author is grateful for all feedback from readers and always appreciates your suggestions.

Recently, I’ve been hearing the word “polyglot” at conferences: Long gone are the days in which developers rejoiced in programming-language-specific tunnel vision with an ecosystem to match, furiously declaring developments on any other systems as superfluous. Instead, today’s engineers tend to spy on their competitors’ forums, recognizing advanced developments and adapting them for use in the language or application stack of their choice. Hosters of web applications also support this trend and offer their services for a wide variety of programming languages and run-time environments.

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