Buildpacks

Automatically Configure Frameworks and App Dependencies

Buildpacks manage the framework dependencies when you push applications to PCF. Deploy an app via the cf push command. The platform will then automatically associate the app with the right buildpack (Java, .NET, Node.js, whatever is needed). You don’t have to think about dependencies, middleware or runtime components—the platform does it for you.

Supports the Most Common Enterprise Frameworks & Runtimes

PCF includes buildpacks for the most common languages (.NET, Java, Node.js, and many more). You can also bring your own buildpack if you have unique requirements. Use the right tools for the job!

Increased Developer Productivity

Don’t think about dependencies, middleware or runtime components—the platform does it for you. Developers can focus on writing and rapidly iterating on their apps, improving time-to-value for new features.

Boost Security and Minimize Risk

Buildpacks are deployed (and logged) in a consistent, repeatable way with each cf push command. This consistency makes it easy to audit and control what’s running on the platform at any given time.

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Overview

Buildpacks provide framework and runtime support for your applications. Buildpacks typically examine user-provided artifacts to determine what dependencies to download and how to configure applications to communicate with bound services.


How it Works

Buildpacks manage the language/framework dependencies for an application in Cloud Foundry. When an app is deployed via cf push, Cloud Foundry associates the app with the right buildpack. Once a buildpack is approved by a security team, developers just have to make sure their actual application code meets the requisite standards before they can deploy to production. When you push an application, Cloud Foundry automatically detects which buildpack is required and installs it on the Diego cell where the application needs to run.

System buildpacks are available for popular languages and frameworks like:

  • Java
  • .NET on Windows (Hosted Web Core)
  • .Net Core
  • Node.js
  • Go
  • PHP
  • Python
  • Ruby

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