Arm is excited to announce the release of Keil Studio Cloud, the first component of the next-generation Keil tool suite, which is now available in open beta. This early access beta will allow developers to experience the Keil Studio workflow first-hand with a limited set of supported development boards and features. The browser-based IDE provides a cloud-hosted platform with direct Git integration for enabling distributed teams, collaborative development and modern CI workflows for rapid IoT device development. Example projects are provided for common IoT cloud service providers, all of which can be built and even debugged in the browser.
You can log in to Keil Studio Cloud today using your Arm Account or create a new Arm Account if you don't have one already.
Keil.arm.com lists all the boards we currently support.
Keil Studio Cloud documentation is available on Arm's Developer site.
Please use these forums to ask any questions you have and to provide feedback on the IDE. Use the tag 'Keil Studio Cloud' in your post so we can make sure the right team members see them.
Well, I guess the opensource/hobby community would appreciate this tool, as it may make FW development of a joint project more friendly, especially if the developpers work on different locations. However, speaking from the experiences I have working for different companies, this is a no go. For this tool to operate in a corporate environment, there are at least two show stoppers:
- for functional safety projects, there are SW guys working on PCs, which are not connected to the internet (so anything online is automatically a no go)
- there is no way that the company would allow the source files to be stored anywhere else, but the company servers
I'm pretty sure ARM/Keil is aware of this, so it seems to me that this is only a "Could Edition" of the next-gen IDE, meaning there will be a standard desktop PC IDE coming afterwards (either KEIL 6.0 or something merged with the ARM studio). The other possibility is that Keil is backing out of the desktop IDE business, since there is a quite strong competition from IAR and various free distributions of GCC + Eclipse.
I do reserve the right to be completely wrong on this though,
Hi Marko. The offline use case (esp. for functional safety/high security projects) is appreciated and we definitely continue to invest in this area. As you said, the Cloud edition is just one part of future suite of tools that will enable online and offline development on all the major platforms (Win, Linux, Mac) so we hope that we're broadening the appeal and flexibility of our tools without impacting existing ways of working.