Apollo vs Heroku: What are the differences?
What is Apollo? GraphQL server for Express, Connect, Hapi, Koa and more. Build a universal GraphQL API on top of your existing REST APIs, so you can ship new application features fast without waiting on backend changes.
What is Heroku? Build, deliver, monitor and scale web apps and APIs with a trail blazing developer experience. Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
Apollo and Heroku can be primarily classified as "Platform as a Service" tools.
"From the creators of Meteor" is the top reason why over 8 developers like Apollo, while over 694 developers mention "Easy deployment" as the leading cause for choosing Heroku.
Apollo is an open source tool with 7.53K GitHub stars and 935 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Apollo's open source repository on GitHub.
StackShare, Heroku, and Product Hunt are some of the popular companies that use Heroku, whereas Apollo is used by CircleCI, Impraise, and Swat.io. Heroku has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1504 company stacks & 961 developers stacks; compared to Apollo, which is listed in 131 company stacks and 127 developer stacks.
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