Assembla is a set of cloud-based task and code management tools for software developers. Assembla is owned by Assembla, INC and was created in 2005. It hosts over 100,000 commercial and open-source projects and is used by over 800,000 users in more than 100 countries. Assembla has been based in Needham, Massachusetts since 2003. The company was officially formed in 2005, headed by Andy Singleton, creator of PowerSteering Software. using a distributed agile process[clarification needed] to link employees from multiple locations. Initially, Assembla offered free on-demand tools such as Trac and Subversion hosting. Assembla began charging for some of their products in October 2008.