The lines are blurring in the Platform-as-a-Service world. It used to be that if you developed in a given PaaS, you probably deployed in that PaaS. But that’s changing. For example, CloudBees, the self-proclaimed Java-specific PaaS will now let developers that build applications on its DEV@cloud to deploy their work on Cloud Foundry, as well as on its own platform.
The goal is to make it easy for developers to develop what they want using CloudBees — taking advantage of its Jenkins-based continuous integration capabilities — to deploy what they build where they want.
CloudBees CEO Sacha Labourey said his company focuses on the whole application life cycle, not just development, not just deployment. In October, the company announced a similar deal that lets its users deploy on Google App Engine.
“If you’re a GAE user you can subscribe to our services… it’ s not that…
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