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Code Studio

Code Studio is Acquia’s version of GitLab, optimized for Drupal development on the Acquia platform. Acquia hosts and manages Code Studio (GitLab) within Cloud Platform.

Code Studio comes with pre-built automation to support low-configuration, continuous integration, and continuous delivery of Drupal 8 or 9 projects to applications hosted on Cloud Platform. You can extend and customize the default pipeline configuration based on your needs.

Use the information in these documentation pages to begin building, testing, and deploying to Cloud Platform with Acquia Code Studio.

Code Studio key features

  • Access to Code Studio:
    • Code management through Git with a best in-class UI supporting branches, merge requests, issue queues, and more
    • Project management boards featuring ticket creation, kanban boards, and seamless integration with repository activity, such as merge requests and comments
  • A managed CI configuration pipeline where you do not need to configure yaml files to build and deploy, unless customization is required. The default Code Studio pipeline performs the following:
    • Build
      • Install dependencies through Composer
      • Set up database service
    • Test
      • Code validation
      • Automatic execution of automated tests
    • Deploy
      • Automatic deployment to Cloud Platform
      • Creation and deletion of CDE (a temporary environment) on merge requests (coming soon)
  • Automatic (scheduled) updates that update your Composer packages and deprecated code.