Heroku is a popular Platform as a Service (PaaS) that started in 2007. Heroku originally only supported the increasingly popular Ruby language, allowing Ruby developers to deploy their applications to the cloud without the
The Heroku category exists in the Nanobox forum to organize discussion regarding similarities and differences between Heroku and Nanobox, and to allow developers and IT managers to discuss issues that might arise when migrating from Heroku to Nanobox.
We have published content describing how Heroku fits into the Nanobox ecosystem. The following articles should be helpful for you to understand how Heroku's PaaS offerings relate to the Nanobox micro-PaaS.