The Static Void Podcast
January 25 2017

The Twelve-Factor App: How to build modern, cloud-ready web applications


Join Jess, Todd, and Chris as they discuss “The Twelve-Factor App”: a set of patterns and practices that are crucial to building modern, scalable, and “cloud-ready” applications. The 12 Factors will help you build web applications that:

  • Use declarative formats for setup automation, to minimize time and cost for new developers joining the project;
  • Have a clean contract with the underlying operating system, offering maximum portability between execution environments;
  • Are suitable for deployment on modern cloud platforms, obviating the need for servers and systems administration;
  • Minimize divergence between development and production, enabling continuous deployment for maximum agility;
  • And can scale up without significant changes to tooling, architecture, or development practices.

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