Development Environment as a Service (DEaaS)


Development environment as a service (DEaaS) refers to platforms that provide development environments to users on-demand via a subscription model.

Characteristics of DEaaS offerings:

  • Available as a cloud-hosted service requiring minimal setup. Reduces infrastructure burdens.

  • Provides preconfigured, ready-to-code development environments accessible anytime, anywhere.

  • Features like collaboration capabilities, automated provisioning, and centralized management.

  • Usage-based pricing models based on individual developers or teams. Scales cost-effectively.

  • Regular updates to tools, configurations, and security managed by the provider.

DEaaS enables developers to code immediately without complex local configuration. Examples include Amazon Cloud9, Gitpod, Codesandbox.

Spend less time configuring and more time creating.