Included Interpreters and Tools

Last Updated on: 25 November 2013

We provide extra interpreters and tools in your Nitrous boxes to help you get hacking away instantly.

Here is a list of the tools we provide as well as some examples of other tools you could install yourself (without needing root access):

Tools Available on All Nitrous Boxes

Development Tools

  • C
  • C++
  • JVM
  • Perl
  • PhantomJS
  • Python (isolated environments with virtualenv only on Python box)
  • Ruby (version control with RVM only available on Ruby box)
  • Golang
  • automake
  • Heroku Toolbelt
  • Parse Command Line Tool

Available in Autoparts

Autoparts is a open source package manager which allows you to install databases and tools within a single command. Here is a list of the

  • Composer
  • PHP5
  • Erlang
  • Go
  • Google App Engine
  • Leiningen
  • Lua
  • Maven
  • Memcached
  • Meteor
  • MongoDB
  • MySQL
  • Node.JS
  • Phantom.JS
  • PHPMyAdmin
  • Pip
  • Python2/3
  • Redis
  • Scala
  • Tmux
  • Zsh

For a full list of parts, run parts search within the console of your Nitrous box.

Possible to Install Yourself (Just examples, you can do more)

  • Clojure
  • Dart
  • Haskell

System Tools

  • git
  • hg
  • build-essential
  • wget
  • curl
  • base-files
  • base-passwd
  • binutils
  • bzip2
  • file
  • gnupg
  • whiptail
  • util-linux
  • tsconf
  • unzip
  • unison
  • ack-grep
  • traceroute
  • psmisc
  • openssl
  • update-motd
  • man-db
  • getopt

Image Manipulation Tools

  • ImageMagick

Text Editors

  • nano
  • emaccs23-nox
  • vim-nox

Remote Sessions

  • SSH
  • tmux
  • screen

Ruby/Rails Box (Additional Tools)

Development Tools

  • Node.js (version control with NVM)
  • Ruby (version control with RVM)

Node.js Box (Additional Tools)

Development Tools

  • Node.js (version control with NVM)

Python/Django Box (Additional Tools)

Development Tools

  • Python

Go Box (Additional Tools)

Development Tools

  • Go