Java development 2.0, Git-commit your Java apps with Heroku's PaaS
Heroku extends its Ruby roots for Java application scalability
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Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: November 15, 2011
Heroku is a PaaS option that truly brings something new to the Java™ development landscape — in part because its native language (and mindset) is Ruby. Heroku combines Ruby's flexible, fun-first approach to application development with Git's smart, distributed deployment model, making both accessible to Java developers via familiar Java libraries. In this installment of Java development 2.0, Andrew Glover builds a fresh incarnation of his mobile, location-based application, using Apache Wink, Jetty, and Maven; he then deploys it to Heroku using Git's high-efficiency, scalable infrastructure.
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