SOURCE: Nitrous.IO

March 04, 2014 17:00 ET

Nitrous.IO Cloud Dev Environments Now Included in AWS Activate Offering for Startups

The Lightning Fast Development Environments Company to Provide Development Environments to Startups on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2014) - Nitrous.IO, a leading provider of Development Environments in the cloud, today announced that its developer tools solution will be provided to startups as part of the AWS Activate program. AWS Activate will include Nitrous.IO's instant-on Development Environments as one of the special offers available to program participants, offering a cost-effective way to help startup businesses quickly build and launch their web apps.

Nitrous.IO's solutions help developers create Ruby, Python, Go, and NodeJS environments in the cloud, so they can start coding instantly rather than waste time configuring development environments. With built-in collaboration and Live Preview, developers can easily pair program with their colleagues and get feedback from clients from directly within the development environment. Developers can use the highly responsive web IDE with any modern browser (including Google Chromebooks and Microsoft Surfaces) or they can program locally using their favorite Mac text editor while Nitrous.IO Desktop for Mac, our native mac application, syncs their code to the cloud.

Nitrous.IO's organization tools (coming soon) allow engineering managers to centrally create and manage development environments. Allowing you to set up once and deploy repeatedly as you add more members to your team or consulting project.

"As a startup, collaboration and rapid iteration is critical," said Miles Tinsley, Founder and CEO of Claimable. "Nitrous.IO lets our contractors and new employees start working in minutes on our development environment rather than spending the first few days setting up the environment. We can take advantage of the collaborative hosted solution that Nitrous.IO provides to work seamlessly while allowing each developer to use the OS and Hardware of their choice."

"AWS Activate provides startups with resources needed to help them get started on the AWS cloud," said Matt Wood, General Manager, Data Science, Amazon Web Services. "We're excited to expand the offerings available to startups via the AWS Activate program today by incorporating new solutions like Nitrous.IO."

About Nitrous.IO

Nitrous.IO provides powerful, fast, preconfigured development environments in the cloud that can be accessed from any modern web browser. Developers can create and start programming in a brand new Ruby, Python, Go, or NodeJS development environment in a matter of seconds from any modern browser, easily invite collaborators from around the work and use the tools they love with the convenience of the cloud. Over 100,000 developers have created and shared development environments for professional, open-source, and personal projects.

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