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Cloud9 IDE

Your development environment, in the cloud
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What is Cloud9 IDE?

Cloud9 provides a development environment in the cloud. Cloud9 enables developers to get started with coding immediately with pre-setup environments called workspaces, collaborate with their peers with collaborative coding features, and build web apps with features like live preview and browser compatibility testing. It supports more than 40 languages, with class A support for PHP, Ruby, Python, JavaScript/Node.js, and Go.
Cloud9 IDE is a tool in the Cloud IDE category of a tech stack.

Who uses Cloud9 IDE?

Companies
47 companies reportedly use Cloud9 IDE in their tech stacks, including LinkedIn, Accenture, and Salesforce.

Developers
443 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Cloud9 IDE.

Cloud9 IDE Integrations

GitHub, Bitbucket, Heroku, Microsoft Azure, and Red Hat OpenShift are some of the popular tools that integrate with Cloud9 IDE. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with Cloud9 IDE.
Pros of Cloud9 IDE
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Easy to use
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Free
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Nice UI
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Terminal access to vm instead of simulation
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New full ubuntu machines
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Easy dev environment
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Ssh access to your own machine
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Real-time with other people
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Free prototype hosting
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Collaboration
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Open Source
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Great syntax highlighting
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Works great
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Nice ide
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Better IDE than the others
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Extremely easy setup
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Great interface, download or upload file is nice.
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Its easy to share code
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You can run your project easier
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Open-source friendly
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Good documentation
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Bitbucket integration
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Versatile and robust
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Need a credit card to get access
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Starts a VM
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Easy to use, seem fast, friendly ui
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Good

Cloud9 IDE's Features

  • Real-time collaboration and chat
  • Connect via SSH and FTP
  • Code Completion (suggestions)
  • Highlighting and syntax hints
  • Goto File- fast file access
  • Adaptive Themes- chnage themes and skin
  • Code Folding- folding arrows allow you to collapse code
  • Multiple cursors- add a cursor to the rows above and below the current line
  • Focus- Every part of the Cloud9 UI can be collapsed or hidden entirely, so you get the maximum space to focus on your code. And for the truly exceptional among us, there’s zen mode, where the editor floats above the IDE to fill 100% of the browser.
  • Drag & Drop- The project tree scrolls, highlights and expands folders automatically for the most natural drag n drop experience.
  • Command-Line- command-line is your shortcut to a ton of useful features, like "mkdir", "npm", "git" and "zen"
  • Git and Mercurial support
  • Seamless Node.js Integration

Cloud9 IDE Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Cloud9 IDE?
WebStorm
WebStorm is a lightweight and intelligent IDE for front-end development and server-side JavaScript.
Red Hat Codeready Workspaces
Built on the open Eclipse Che project, Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces provides developer workspaces, which include all the tools and the dependencies that are needed to code, build, test, run, and debug applications.
CodePen
It is a social development environment for front-end designers and developers.. It functions as an online code editor and open-source learning environment, where developers can create code snippets, creatively named "pens", and test them.
Codeanywhere
A development platform that enables you to not only edit your files from underlying services like FTP, GitHub, Dropbox and the like, but on top of that gives you the ability to collaborate, embed and share through Codeanywhere on any device.
Koding
Koding is a feature rich cloud-based development environment complete with free VMs, an attractive IDE & sudo level terminal access!
See all alternatives

Cloud9 IDE's Followers
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