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Cloud9 IDE vs CodePen: 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; CodePen: An online community for testing and showcasing user-created HTML, CSS and JavaScript code snippets. 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.

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

According to the StackShare community, Cloud9 IDE has a broader approval, being mentioned in 48 company stacks & 349 developers stacks; compared to CodePen, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 14 developer stacks.

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Pros of Cloud9 IDE
Pros of CodePen
  • 108
    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
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    Good
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    Cons of Cloud9 IDE
    Cons of CodePen
    • 4
      Not free
    • 3
      No support for any other git-server than github

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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 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.

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    What are some alternatives to Cloud9 IDE and CodePen?
    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.
    vscode.dev
    It is a lightweight version of VS code that runs entirely in the browser and does not require any installation. It lets developers view and edit local files, take notes in markdown, and build client-side HTML, JavaScript, and CSS applications in conjunction with browser tools for debugging.
    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.
    CodeSandbox
    CodeSandbox allows developers to simply go to a URL in their browser to start building. This not only makes it easier to get started, it also makes it easier to share. You can just share your created work by sharing the URL, others can then (without downloading) further develop on these sandboxes.
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