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2021 Release notes - Cloud IDE

This webpage describes the updates Acquia made to Cloud IDE in 2021. For the latest updates, see Release notes .

Cloud IDE - December 12, 2021

  • Change PHP is updated to 8.0.12 and 7.4.25.
  • Fix Composer 2 can run into memory limits.

Cloud IDE - December 05, 2021

  • Feature Cloud IDE now supports pulling applications behind Federated Sign-On.
  • Change Acquia CLI is updated to 1.19.0.
  • Change Composer is updated to 2.1.14.
  • Change Ruby is updated to 2.7.5 and 3.0.3.
  • Fix The Cloud IDE web URL is forced over HTTPS only.

Cloud IDE - November 22, 2021

  • Change Acquia CLI is updated to 1.18.0.
  • Change Composer is updated to 2.1.12.
  • Change BLT Launcher is updated to 1.1.0.

Cloud IDE - November 8, 2021

  • Fix Dramatically improved performance of all Cloud IDE processes, improving terminal load time and removing keystroke lag.

Cloud IDE - November 2, 2021

  • Feature Cloud IDE now autoselects the database and files when a site is selected.
  • Feature You can now start and stop services with Acquia CLI’s ide:service-start and ide:service-stop commands.
  • Change Support for PHP 7.3 is removed.
  • Change PHP is updated to 7.4.24 and 8.0.11.
  • Change Acquia CLI is updated to 1.16.0.
  • Change GitHub CLI is updated to 2.2.0.
  • Change NVM is updated to 0.39.0.
  • Change Composer is updated to 2.1.9.
  • Change Composer is updated to 1.10.23.

Cloud IDE - October 29, 2021

  • Fix The Environments page in the Cloud UI was sometimes not displaying Cloud IDE environments when navigating to an application from the Applications page.

Cloud IDE - October 27, 2021

  • Change You can create and manage Cloud IDEs through the Cloud Platform user interface.

Cloud IDE - October 8, 2021

  • Change Composer is updated to 2.1.8.
  • Change GitHub CLI is updated to 2.0.0.

Cloud IDE - September 12, 2021

  • Change Git is updated to 2.33.0
  • Fix Drupal functional JavaScript tests fail to run.

Cloud IDE - August 15, 2021

  • Change Github CLI is updated to 1.13.1.
  • Change PHP is updated to 7.3.29 and 7.4.21.
  • Change Composer 2 is updated to 2.1.5.
  • Change Ruby is updated to 2.7.4 and 3.0.2.
  • Change Chromedriver is updated to 92.0.4515.131.

Cloud IDE - July 26, 2021

  • Fix The automated database connection and Drupal config overrides could fail to be applied.

Cloud IDE - July 25, 2021

  • Feature Cloud IDE does not require manual authentication against the Cloud Platform API.

Cloud IDE - July 04, 2021

  • Feature Image processing libraries (imagemagick, pngcrush, jpegtran) are now supported.
  • Change PHP is updated to 7.3.28 and 7.4.18
  • Fix Opening up the visual database editor for the first time returned the preview site instead.

Cloud IDE - June 13, 2021

  • Feature Cloud IDE is preconfigured to support Acquia Migrate Accelerate.
  • Change NVM and RVM are lazy loaded so the Terminal loads faster.
  • Change Composer is updated to 2.1.2.
  • Change GitHub CLI is updated to 1.11.0.
  • Fix Drupal 7 applications returned PHP notices.
  • Fix On the existing IDEs, installing a different version of Node.js with NVM returned a permission denied message.

Cloud IDE - June 06, 2021

  • Feature A visual database editor is now supported at /database.
  • Feature Decoupled (aka headless) Drupal is supported.
  • Change Acquia CLI is updated to 1.12.1.
  • Change Composer is updated to 2.0.14.
  • Change GitHub CLI is updated to 1.10.3.
  • Fix The Drupal watchdog file returned a permission denied message.
  • Fix Large Git repositories could time out and fail to be pulled.
  • Fix Cloud IDE could run into GitHub API rate limits.

Cloud IDE - May 23, 2021

  • Change Theia is updated to 1.13.0.
  • Change Acquia CLI is updated to 1.12.0.
  • Change GitHub CLI is updated to 1.9.2.
  • Change Ruby is updated to 2.7.3 and 3.0.1.
  • Change Composer is updated to 2.0.13 and 1.10.22.
  • Fix In certain cases, creating the /mnt/gfs/sitegroup.ide symlink failed.
  • Fix Cloud IDE is incompatible with SimpleSAMLphp.

Cloud IDE - April 08, 2021

  • Change Drush is now aliased to dr.
  • Change Acquia CLI is updated to 1.9.0.
  • Change PHP is updated to 7.3.27 and 7.4.15.
  • Change MySQL is updated to 5.7.32.
  • Change Composer is updated to 1.10.21 and 2.0.12.
  • Change Drush is updated to 8.4.8.
  • Change GitHub CLI is updated to 1.8.1.
  • Change Ruby is updated to 2.7.2.
  • Change NVM is updated to 0.38.0.
  • Change Chromedriver is updated to 90.0.4430.24.
  • Fix Applications with many sites could run into degraded performances.

Cloud IDE - April 04, 2021

  • Change Acquia Developer Studio CLI is removed from Cloud IDE.
  • Fix Pulling the database and files from the Get Started page failed.
  • Fix Cloud IDE file system mappings and symlinks did not match Cloud Platform.
  • Fix The /mnt/files/<sitegroup>.ide directory was not writable.

Cloud IDE - March 21, 2021

  • Feature Cloud IDE allows you to pull the production application.
  • Feature You can file support requests from Theia’s Help menu.
  • Change Acquia CLI is updated to 1.8.1.
  • Change The global Drush is updated to 8.4.6.
  • Fix Authenticating against the Cloud Platform API returned invalid credentials.

Cloud IDE - February 28, 2021

  • Change The DRUSH_OPTIONS_URI environment variable is now set automatically.

Cloud IDE - February 21, 2021

  • Change Acquia CLI is now updated to 1.5.0.

Cloud IDE - February 14, 2021

  • Feature Cloud IDE now supports Ruby 3.
  • Feature Cloud IDE is now compatible with BackstopJS.
  • Feature Cloud IDE now has a second database: drupal2.
  • Change Composer is now updated to 2.0.9 and 1.10.20.
  • Change MySQL query cache is enabled out of the box.
  • Change Cloud IDE now displays PHP errors in the browser.
  • Fix drush sql-dump failed to run without passing the --no-tablespaces option.
  • Fix For certain IDEs, PHP Code Sniffer failed.

Cloud IDE - January 31, 2021

  • Feature The Drupal Twig ephemeral template files are now supported out of the box.
  • Feature The Drupal config_sync_directory is now supported out of the box.
  • Change PHP 7.4 is now the default for new IDEs.
  • Change PHP versions are now updated to 7.3.26 and 7.4.14.
  • Change vi is now aliased to vim.
  • Change GitHub CLI is now updated to 1.5.0.
  • Fix There were reports problems in new IDEs.

Cloud IDE - January 17, 2021

  • Feature Cloud IDE now automatically configures the Git user and email address.
  • Feature Cloud IDE now supports the AH_SITE_NAME environment variable.
  • Feature Cloud IDE now supports more Cloud Platform mount points and directory structures.
  • Change The composer executable now defaults to Composer 2.
  • Change Composer 1 is now available by invoking the composer1 executable.
  • Change Cloud IDE now defaults to the UTC timezone.
  • Change The global Drush is updated to 8.4.5.
  • Change Ruby is updated to 2.7.1.
  • Change Acquia CLI is updated to 1.4.0.
  • Change MySQL is updated to 5.7.31.
  • Change GitHub CLI is updated to 1.4.0.
  • Fix The AH_SITE_GROUP environment variable was not correctly populated for certain applications.
  • Fix It was possible to update PHP alternatives to an unsupported version.

The information contained herein is subject to change without notice and is not warranted to be error-free. If you encounter any errors, contact Acquia Support.