Cloud9 IDE vs Codeanywhere

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Cloud9 IDE

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Codeanywhere

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Cloud9 IDE vs Codeanywhere: What are the differences?

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; Codeanywhere: Online code editor, available on iOS, Android and more. Integrates with GitHub and Dropbox. 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.

Cloud9 IDE and Codeanywhere can be categorized as "Cloud IDE" tools.

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, Codeanywhere provides the following key features:

  • Code editor
  • FTP Client
  • SSH Terminal

"Easy to use" is the top reason why over 105 developers like Cloud9 IDE, while over 12 developers mention "Sleek interface" as the leading cause for choosing Codeanywhere.

LinkedIn, Heroku, and Salesforce are some of the popular companies that use Cloud9 IDE, whereas Codeanywhere is used by Techstars, Accenture, and Bameslog. Cloud9 IDE has a broader approval, being mentioned in 29 company stacks & 40 developers stacks; compared to Codeanywhere, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

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Pros of Cloud9 IDE
Pros of Codeanywhere
  • 107
    Easy to use
  • 101
    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
  • 15
    Sleek interface
  • 15
    3rd party integration
  • 12
    Easy to use
  • 10
    Web IDE
  • 8
    FTP support
  • 8
    Fast loading
  • 5
    Emmet
  • 4
    SSH Connections for free
  • 4
    Full root access
  • 4
    Anywhere coding
  • 3
    Preconfigured development stacks
  • 3
    SFTP support
  • 3
    Private use for free
  • 3
    GitHub integration
  • 2
    Easy setup
  • 1
    Code directly by FTP
  • 1
    Easy Setup, Containers
  • 1
    Amazon S3 Integration

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Cons of Cloud9 IDE
Cons of Codeanywhere
  • 4
    Not free
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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.

    What is 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.

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