WPCloud Deploy is an open-source, native WordPress plugin that lets you set up your own WordPress install to act as your own self-hosted control panel to manage cloud hosting from popular providers and quickly fire up new WordPress sites as needed.
You not only get full ownership of your hosting control panel (and the ability to customize it), while avoiding monthly fees.
The best thing about attending WordPress meetups is when you chat with someone who has been working with WordPress for only a year or two, and you are able to tell them about a tool that will instantly solve a problem they have been struggling with every day. The look on their face as what you are telling them sinks in is always a joy to behold.
This article is about a tool that could impact your use of WordPress in that profound way if you currently pay for Web hosting.