Cloud9 IDE (or any "cloud" IDE) and Digital Ocean

Posted March 6, 2014 17.6k views
Is it possible to use Cloud9 or another "cloud" based IDE with Digital Ocean? Ideally I'd like to use my Digital Ocean VPS as a development platform while using my Chromebook. Does anyone have experience with this
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Cloud9 supports connecting to DigitalOcean VMs out of the box. Check out this blog post and video for a step by step guide

The official documentation about this feature is at

You can set up a git server on your droplet and have it auto-deploy when Cloud9 pushes to it:
by Caio Vaccaro
This article will teach you how to use Git when you want to deploy your application. While there are many ways to use Git to deploy our application, we'll focus on the one that is most straightforward.
You can easily connect Cloud9 to a Digital Ocean VM. There is a good documentation how to do it at
There is HiveMind, you can find a quick install guide here:

You can checkout, where you can set up DigitalOcean deployment in 6-steps ( That means that you can use this feature to push your code to your DigitalOcean server, with a single click.

This might fit your needs.