Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

AWS Cloud9

527
713
+ 1
673
Codebox

18
31
+ 1
5
Add tool

Cloud9 IDE vs Codebox: What are the differences?

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

What is Codebox? Cloud IDE as a Service. FriendCode was created in 2013 with the vision of creating powerful development tools, tackling issues like collaboration, cloud development and many others. We are building Codebox, an open source Cloud IDE, than can run not only on the cloud, but on your desktop or your server as well. Codebox.io lets you host and manage Codebox instances online as a service using a dashboard or an API.

Cloud9 IDE and Codebox belong to "Cloud IDE" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Cloud9 IDE are:

  • Real-time collaboration and chat
  • Connect via SSH and FTP
  • Code Completion (suggestions)

On the other hand, Codebox provides the following key features:

  • Unlimited private repositories.- Create a repository and import your code from any existing cloud filesystem.
  • Go Social.- Collaborate, chat, share with friends and colleagues. Making coding social
  • Build, Run, Debug.- In one click, Compile and Run your code directly on the cloud from your web interface.
Get Advice from developers at your company using StackShare Enterprise. Sign up for StackShare Enterprise.
Learn More
Pros of AWS Cloud9
Pros of Codebox
  • 108
    Easy to use
  • 102
    Free
  • 76
    Nice UI
  • 65
    Terminal access to vm instead of simulation
  • 58
    New full ubuntu machines
  • 49
    Easy dev environment
  • 44
    Ssh access to your own machine
  • 43
    Real-time with other people
  • 43
    Free prototype hosting
  • 32
    Collaboration
  • 10
    Open Source
  • 6
    Great syntax highlighting
  • 5
    Works great
  • 4
    Nice ide
  • 4
    Better IDE than the others
  • 4
    Extremely easy setup
  • 4
    Great interface, download or upload file is nice.
  • 3
    Its easy to share code
  • 3
    You can run your project easier
  • 3
    Open-source friendly
  • 2
    Good documentation
  • 1
    Bitbucket integration
  • 1
    Versatile and robust
  • 1
    Need a credit card to get access
  • 1
    Starts a VM
  • 1
    Easy to use, seem fast, friendly ui
  • 0
    Good
  • 3
    Open Source
  • 2
    Remote pair programming that's as easy as Google Docs

Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions

Cons of AWS Cloud9
Cons of Codebox
  • 6
    Not free
  • 1
    HAS NO WEBSITE ANYMORE
  • 1
    HAS NOT BEEN UPDATED IN 10 YEARS

Sign up to add or upvote consMake informed product decisions

What is AWS Cloud9?

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.

What is Codebox?

FriendCode was created in 2013 with the vision of creating powerful development tools, tackling issues like collaboration, cloud development and many others. We are building Codebox, an open source Cloud IDE, than can run not only on the cloud, but on your desktop or your server as well. Codebox.io lets you host and manage Codebox instances online as a service using a dashboard or an API.

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

What companies use AWS Cloud9?
What companies use Codebox?
    No companies found
    See which teams inside your own company are using AWS Cloud9 or Codebox.
    Sign up for StackShare EnterpriseLearn More

    Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

    What tools integrate with AWS Cloud9?
    What tools integrate with Codebox?
      No integrations found

      Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

      What are some alternatives to AWS Cloud9 and Codebox?
      WebStorm
      WebStorm is a lightweight and intelligent IDE for front-end development and server-side JavaScript.
      JavaScript
      JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
      Git
      Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
      GitHub
      GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
      Python
      Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
      See all alternatives