Please note that these documents apply to OpenShift Online v2 only (accounts created before August 1st, 2016).
If you are using one of the OpenShift 3 products, please refer to documents available at

What is OpenShift?

OpenShift Online is Red Hat’s public cloud application development and hosting platform that automates the provisioning, management and scaling of applications so that you can focus on writing the code for your business, startup, or big idea.

OpenShift Runtime Environments

OpenShift Online supports a variety of technologies through use of cartridges, including Java (Wildfly, JBossEAP, Tomcat), PHP, Node.js, Python, Perl, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Jenkins, Cron, and JBoss xPaaS Services (Fuse, BPM Suite, BRMS, Data Virtualization, Aerogear, and more).

The OpenShift Development Environment

There are a number of tools that can enhance your OpenShift experience and match your style of development. From command line scripts that you can use to automate tasks to the Web Console and even a fully integrated IDE. Below are links to a number of these tools along with getting started guides and other helpful documents to get you up and running fast.

Web Console

An easy to use resource for managing your applications from anywhere. You can create applications, add and remove cartridges and edit account details.

RHC Client Tools

The OpenShift client tools make it easy to create and deploy applications, manage domains, control access to your OpenShift applications, and give you complete control of your cloud environment.

JBoss Developer Studio

JBoss Developer Studio, with its Eclipse Based integrated development environment, gives developers everything they need to build rich web applications and transactional enterprise applications. Integrates with the OpenShift platform to put the ability to create, edit and deploy applications right at your fingertips.

Get Started with OpenShift Online

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