Hosting your API in a platform as a service like Heroku is a popular option nowadays since it frees you from all the infrastructure administration tasks and allows you to focus on development. It is also a really good way to launch your API when you are not sure what the usage will be like, as Heroku will handle scaling your application server for you.
If that is your case, now you can add 3scale to secure and manage your API right from your Heroku dashboard, by using the 3scale Heroku add-on.
Provisioning the add-on for your Heroku app is as simple as doing a call from the command line:
heroku addons:add threescale
or clicking on the Get Add-ons button of your Heroku app page.Click on “Get add-on” and pick the 3scale Heroku add-on
Either way a 3scale acc…