Codeanywhere vs CodeSandbox vs StackBlitz




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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.

What is 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.

What is StackBlitz?

StackBlitz is an online IDE where you can create Angular & React projects that are immediately online & shareable via link… in just one click. 😮 It automatically takes care of installing dependencies, compiling, bundling, and hot reloading as you type.

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What are some alternatives to Codeanywhere, CodeSandbox, and StackBlitz?
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Eclipse Che
Eclipse Che is the only open source cloud IDE with RESTful workspaces and Docker-based machines. It's as powerful as it sounds.
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Over time I think more and more that Codeanywhere is a waste of money.

They prioritise absolutely pointless features over general UX. Let's take a very simple situation... you're coding a page and suddenly you're logged out and redirected to the homepage login form, so everything you've coded leading up to that redirect is lost for good. You can't go back, even after you log in, and you can't get the code back because it didn't save (because you were not logged in).

I can think of at least 4 different, more practical ways in which session expiration could be handled to stop this frustration for users, but Codeanywhere would rather have their developers working on additional container support or new syntax highlighting for languages nobody has even heard of.

Do not waste your money on this garbage. I've been with them long enough to go through at least 2-3 serious situations that could have been prevented if the platform was properly developed.

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