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 IDE (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] On April 2 2019, Cloud9 announced that users would not be able to create new and use old workspaces on (aka original version, not Amazon Cloud9) after June 30, 2019.



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.[permanent dead link]
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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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