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All guides » Development guides is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) provided by 18F. It is designed for use by federal agencies. We are targeting as our primary hosting platform.

As a GSA user, you automatically have access to and the GSA sandbox-gsa organization, where you can experiment with test deployments. The best place to get started is the docs. Whenever the documentation refers to an “organization” or “org”, you can use sandbox-gsa. You also have a personal sandbox space named after your email address. For instance, if your email address is, then your space name is harry.truman.

Since is built with Cloud Foundry, the Cloud Foundry documentation is also an useful resource.