Last updated 26th March 2021


The type key defines the base container image that will be used to run the application. There is a separate base container image for each primary language for the application, often in multiple versions.

Supported types

Available languages and their supported versions include:

Language runtime Supported version
C#/.Net Core dotnet 2.0, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1
Elixir elixir 1.9, 1.10
Go golang 1.11, 1.12, 1.13, 1.14, 1.15
Java java 11, 12, 8, 13, 14
Lisp lisp 1.5
Node.js nodejs 6, 8, 10, 12, 14
PHP php 7.3, 7.4, 8.0
Python python 2.7, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9
Ruby ruby 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7

Example configuration

type: 'php:8.0'


The .platform.app.yaml file also supports a runtime key that allows selected customizations to the language runtime. As those possibilities vary by language, please see the appropriate language documentation.

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