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What is Koding?

Koding is a feature rich cloud-based development environment complete with free VMs, an attractive IDE & sudo level terminal access!
Koding is a tool in the Cloud IDE category of a tech stack.

Who uses Koding?

Companies
5 companies reportedly use Koding in their tech stacks, including Samsviran, Aktiv.io, and Codecraft Solutions.

Developers
75 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Koding.

Koding Integrations

Pros of Koding
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Free
31
Built in terminal for vm
30
Free vm with ssh access
15
Apps
14
Real time code collaboration with infinite # of people
13
Built in social network with developers from all over
12
1gb ram on the free plan
12
Active community
12
Good ui
10
Strong alternative of localhosts
6
Free public ip
3
Best online ide
2
Easy and reliable
1
Koding University
1
Koding Package Manager
1
Automated development environment setup system
1
No free VM anymore

Koding's Features

  • Free virtual machine (VM) with Ubuntu, root access, apt-get, and many commonly used tools
  • Built-in Terminal with 256-color support
  • All languages, databases, and command-line tools are supported
  • Various file upload options such as Drag & Drop, Dropbox, Clone from Github, FTP and the ability to access them using SSH
  • Real-time code and terminal collaboration with integrated chat abilities
  • Subdomains serve PHP, Perl, Python via Apache, and additional ports are available for other web apps
  • Additional VMs can be purchased and shared with group members
  • Unlimited user-defined domains and subdomains for private or shared VMs
  • Ability to signup with Github, and link account to oDesk and Facebook

Koding Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Koding?
Terraform
With Terraform, you describe your complete infrastructure as code, even as it spans multiple service providers. Your servers may come from AWS, your DNS may come from CloudFlare, and your database may come from Heroku. Terraform will build all these resources across all these providers in parallel.
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.
Codiad
It is an open source, web-based, cloud IDE and code editor with minimal footprint and requirements
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.
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.
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Koding's Followers
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