Cloud9 IDE

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Cloud9 IDE
Developer(s)Amazon Web Services[1]
Written inJavaScript
Licensev3 - Freeware, Non-commercial License[2]
v2 - GNU GPL v3[3]

Cloud9 IDE is an online integrated development environment, published as open source from version 2.0, until version 3.0. It supports multiple programming languages, including C, C++, PHP, Ruby, Perl, Python, JavaScript with Node.js, and Go.

It is written almost entirely in JavaScript, and uses Node.js on the back-end. The editor component uses Ace.

Cloud9 had been acquired by Amazon in July 2016.[4] As of March 2018, existing accounts on Cloud9's original website may be used, but new accounts may not be created. Cloud9 is now a part of Amazon Web Services (AWS), and as such, new users must use an AWS account to use the Cloud9 service.[5]



Founded in 2010, and based in San Francisco and Amsterdam, Cloud9 IDE was a privately held company. Cloud9 IDE raised $5.5 million in Series A funding from Accel Partners and product development software company Atlassian Software.[9]

On July 14, 2016, Cloud9 announced that it had been acquired by[10]


Cloud9 is the native IDE for the BeagleBone Black single board computer, which is primarily programmed in an extension of node.js called Bonescript.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "AWS Cloud9". Amazon Web Services. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Cloud9 Software Development Kit Non-commercial License Agreement". Cloud9. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  3. ^ "LICENSE". Retrieved 15 February 2015.
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  6. ^ Windows Azure on Cloud9 Archived 2012-03-19 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved on 2014-05-29.
  7. ^ Deploy to Google App Engine with Cloud9 and git Archived 2013-08-18 at the Wayback Machine.. (2013-07-22). Retrieved on 2014-05-29.
  8. ^ Deploy to (S)FTP. Retrieved on 2014-05-29.
  9. ^ Development As A Service Platform Cloud9 Raises $5.5M From Accel And Atlassian Software. TechCrunch (2011-06-21). Retrieved on 2014-05-29.
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