Customizing and Developing Buildpacks

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Buildpacks enable you to packaging frameworks and/or runtime support for your application. Cloud Foundry provides with system buildpacks out-of-the-box 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.