Customizing and Developing Buildpacks

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Buildpacks enable you to package frameworks and runtime support for your application. Cloud Foundry provides system buildpacks and provides an interface for customizing existing buildpacks and developing new ones.

Customizing and Creating Buildpacks

If your application uses a language or framework that the Cloud Foundry system buildpacks do not support, do one of the following:

Maintaining Buildpacks

After you have modified an existing buildpack or created your own, it is necessary to maintain it. Refer to the following when maintaining your own buildpacks:

Note: To configure a production server for your web app, see the Configuring a Production Server topic.

Using CI for Buildpacks

For information about updating and releasing a new version of a Cloud Foundry buildpack through the Cloud Foundry Buildpacks Team Concourse pipeline, see Using CI for Buildpacks. You can use this as a model when working with Concourse to build and release new versions of your own buildpacks.