Programmatically consuming Heroku services

With Heroku Platform API, Heroku provides you with the ability to call the Heroku platform services to do virtually anything you need to do on Heroku—creating an application, checking the release history of your app, or plugging new add-ons in to your application. All this and more just by using simple HTTP. The following diagram depicts the interaction between a simple Heroku API client and the Heroku platform services. An API client can use the Heroku API to interact the core platform services of Heroku using a well-defined interface.

Programmatically consuming Heroku services

The Heroku Platform API allows you to do almost everything you can do ...

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