Developer Tools

DigitalOcean provides several command-line interfaces (CLIs) and application programming interfaces (APIs) for managing your DigitalOcean resources.

Programmatically manage your Droplets, Spaces, and other DigitalOcean resources using conventional HTTP requests. You can use our RESTful APIs for any action that you can perform through the control panel.
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Manage your DigitalOcean resources from the command line with doctl, our open-source command line interface (CLI).
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Deploy and change many resources simultaneously using the open source Terraform tool.
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Latest Updates

Upcoming Changes

  • FreeBSD 12.1 has reached its end of life. Per our image deprecation policy, you can now only deploy the FreeBSD UFS and ZFS image via the API. We will remove the images from the platform on 11 March 2021.

22 February 2021

  • Released v1.57.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release enables surge upgrades by default for newly created Kubernetes clusters and important bugfixes for App Platform logs and Kubernetes cascading deletes.

10 February 2021

  • Released v1.56.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release includes support for database firewalls management, Kubernetes cascading deletes, and installing Kubernetes 1-Clicks to existing clusters.

  • Released v1.55.0 of doctl, the official DigitalOcean CLI. This release adds Docker Hub and GitLab support to App Platform’s create and update commands.

3 February 2021

  • v2.5.0 of the DigitalOcean Terraform Provider is now available. This release adds a number of improvements to the the digitalocean_app resource including: support for images as a component source, support for job components, support for internal_ports for services, and support for wildcard domains.

For more information, see the full release notes.