SDKs & Tools

Everything you need to develop on the cloud.

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Build more with CenturyLink Cloud using our SDKs, CLIs, and tutorials written in the most popular programming languages.

Tools & Frameworks

Powerful tools and frameworks to develop, manage, and deploy multi-cloud applications with ease.


AppFog enables developers to focus on writing applications, without having to worry about managing the infrastructure.

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Leverage cross-platform toolsets that simplify the process of deploying Blueprints on the CenturyLink Cloud platform, or any other cloud provider and platform.

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Manage and customize your Blueprint packaging and workflow services. Build CenturyLink Cloud automation using a cross-platform CLI and definitions from common JSON files.

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Take advantage of a web-based Blueprint Package Manifest Builder to create a functional package manifest file, export customized shell script templates, or identify user and system generated data.

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Chef Kitchen Plugin

Chef turns infrastructure into code. The Test Kitchen plugin allows developers to test it on CenturyLink Cloud.

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Chef Knife Plugin

Chef automates infrastructure, taking the guesswork and hard work out of deploying servers and applications. The Chef Knife plugin for CenturyLink Cloud is a command-line tool that manages servers and queries for additional resources.

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Docker Machine driver

Create Docker instances across multiple CenturyLink Cloud hosts using Docker's host management tool.

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Dray allows users to separate a workflow into discrete steps each to be handled by a single container. This isolation makes efficient use of compute resources and also allows workflows to be easily changed, extended or re-composed via this loosely coupled architecture.

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Provide compute resources from within projects using, the Ruby cloud services library.

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A multi-cloud toolkit for the Java platform that gives you the freedom to create applications that are portable across clouds.

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Kubernetes Scripts

Create, delete, and expand Kubernetes clusters on CenturyLink Cloud VMs or physical servers.

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Lorry is a project from the team at CenturyLink Labs. This utility provides a browser-based validator and builder for Docker Compose YAML files. A docker-compose.yml can be imported or built from scratch. You can even import Panamax templates and convert them to docker-compose.yml files.

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Mantl provisioner

Provision microservices on CenturyLink Cloud using Mantl and Terraform

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Panamax is a containerized app creator with an open-source app marketplace hosted in GitHub. Panamax provides a friendly interface for users of Docker, Fleet & CoreOS. With Panamax, you can easily create, share and deploy any containerized app no matter how complex it might be.

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Terraform provider

Configure the CLC Provider for Terraform, then use the Terraform configurations to launch infrastructure.

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