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A preconfigured, Drupal optimized cloud-based development environment, ready to go, out-of-the-box. Everything you need to start creating Drupal applications

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Use Cases

End-to-end Dev Environment Built for the Cloud

Decrease Ramp-Up Time

Don’t spend days setting up toolchains. Cloud IDE has all your tools available out-of-the-box and developers are ready to code in minutes.

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Reduce Maintenance Time, Produce Better Code

Cut time installing/updating software or worrying about troubleshooting local machines. Cloud IDE plugins and software versions are continuously updated in the background, giving you a hassle-free experience.

Keep it SaaS, Keep it Safe

Keep your machine and network safe and secure. There’s no need to grant system or admin privileges to developers on company and personal hardware. Configure network and firewall exceptions from the IDE’s terminal.

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Boost Site Performance

IDEs have one job: to provide an excellent cloud-based developer environment. They’re optimized for it — and other applications running on your machine will not affect performance.

 

Ready to Debug

Cloud IDE comes preconfigured with debugging tools, helping developers rapidly identify and resolve issues.

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Features

Endless Capabilities for Your Team

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Git/GitLab Integration 

Work seamlessly with your Git/GitLab repo with UI tools and with Git CLI and GitLab CLI.

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VS Extensions 

Choose and install extensions of your choice from Open VSX Registry to further optimize your development workflows.

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Xdebug 

Preconfigured with Xdebug to simplify the debugging experience.

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Database Editor 

Import, export, view, and edit your database with the built in database editor in Cloud IDE.

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Share Preview Site 

No need to deploy changes to an environment to run them by other team members. Share your preview URL and let them approve it. 

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Integration with Acquia Cloud Platform 

Integrated with Acquia Cloud Platform to copy code, files, and DB from your application into Cloud IDE with just a few clicks.

Resources

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Resource Center

Discover E-Books, Data Sheets, & more.

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Datasheet

Cloud IDE Information Datasheet

 

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Video

Free the Developers: Supercharging Development with Cloud IDEs

 

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[Acquia is] committed to SLA. Technical account managers are knowledgeable people and engage in the project. We use ACE, ACSF, and Acquia IDE.

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Acquia Cloud IDE Top Features
‎Productivity Local Env + IDE Acquia Cloud IDE
Time required to be productive
A few hours to several weeks
5-15min
Optimized Drupal environment
Manual
Optimized AWS networking
X
Dedicated hardware per IDE
X
Firewall exceptions
Manual
Not Needed
Non-admin access sufficient
X
Low bandwidth requirements
X
Development Tools ‎Local Env + IDE ‎Acquia Cloud IDE
Source code editor & IDE
Git / Git UI integration
PHP Code Sniffer
Manual
Composer / Composer 2
Manual
Drush Launcher
Manual
Preconfigured XDebug
Manual
Node.js / NPM / NVM
Manual
Ruby / RVM
Manual
Preconfigured Chromedriver
Manual
Built-in Site Preview & Terminal
Preinstalled Drupal Plugins
Security Local Env + IDE Acquia Cloud IDE
Environment Isolation
Manual
Role-based Access
X
Automated User Data Sanitization
X
Single Sign-on
X
Acquia Integrations Local Env + IDE Acquia Cloud IDE
Code, Database and Files Synchronization
Manual
Prod-matched PHP Configuration
X
Customizable PHP & MySQL
Acquia CLI
Manual
Preconfigured Drupal Best Practices
Manual
Auto-configured Database Connection
Manual