Learn about cloud computing with Heroku using Packt’s new book and eBook

May 2014 | Cookbooks, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Heroku Cloud Application Development by Anubhav Hanjura. This book will show how Heroku is language-independent and does not lock the user to a particular operating environment. The print book is 336 pages long and is competitively priced at $54.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $28.04.

About the author:

Anubhav Hanjura is a cloud technology enthusiast and a software architect. He specializes in server-side development (C++, C, and Java) for distributed software platforms, and is an avid blog reader. When he is not designing software systems, you can find him collecting books, pondering over puzzles, or bookmarking general trivia. He is a passionate mentor, has authored several white papers, and has also served as a project guide for students on many occasions. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from NIT, Surat.

Heroku is one of the leading cloud platforms supported by several programming languages. It lets the user develop applications without worrying about the infrastructure. They can instantly build, deploy, and troubleshoot the most advanced and robust cloud applications using a rich set of available tools. Heroku assists in building the most feature-rich web applications using add-ons and multiple data sources that can be easily configured.

Heroku Cloud Application Development explores the ease with which a developer with limited availability or knowledge of deployment infrastructure can run and manage a cloud app 24/7/365. This book is a hands-on guide that explains the various components of the Heroku platform and provides step-by-step guidance, along with helpful examples on how to build and troubleshoot robust and scalable production-ready web applications on the Heroku platform.

The book will cover the following chapters:

Chapter 1: Hello Heroku

Chapter 2: Inside Heroku

Chapter 3: Building Heroku Applications

Chapter 4: Deploying Heroku Applications

Chapter 5: Running Heroku Applications

Chapter 6: Putting It All Together

Chapter 7: Heroku Best Practices

Chapter 8: Heroku Security

Chapter 9: Troubleshooting Heroku Applications

Chapter 10: Advanced Heroku Usage

This book is aimed at those who are new to Heroku or inexperienced in the technology. The reader should have knowledge or familiarity with cloud computing and basic knowledge of database and network deployment.


Heroku Cloud Application Development
A comprehensive guide to help you build, deploy and troubleshoot cloud applications seamlessly using Heroku

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/heroku-cloud-application-development/book

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