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CodePen vs Codio: What are the differences?

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; Codio: An awesome Web IDE that runs right in your browser. Every project gets its own Box: an instantly available server-side development environment with full terminal access. With features such as forking, collaboration, importing from Git repos and more, Codio strives to remove as many barriers as possible to create a platform developers will enjoy using as their IDE of choice.

CodePen and Codio can be categorized as "Cloud IDE" tools.

According to the StackShare community, CodePen has a broader approval, being mentioned in 6 company stacks & 14 developers stacks; compared to Codio, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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Pros of CodePen
Pros of Codio
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      Clean, slick and smooth user interface
    • 7
      Fast
    • 7
      Free
    • 7
      GitHub integration
    • 6
      Unlimited free public project
    • 4
      Great customer support
    • 2
      Linux command line
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      Collaboration
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      SFTP access to your own machine
    • 1
      Write rich teaching content using markdown

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    Cons of CodePen
    Cons of Codio
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      No support for any other git-server than github
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      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.

      What is Codio?

      Every project gets its own Box: an instantly available server-side development environment with full terminal access. With features such as forking, collaboration, importing from Git repos and more, Codio strives to remove as many barriers as possible to create a platform developers will enjoy using as their IDE of choice.

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      What are some alternatives to CodePen and Codio?
      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.
      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.
      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.
      JSFiddle
      It is an online community for testing and showcasing user-created and collaborational HTML, CSS and JavaScript code snippets, known as 'fiddles'. It allows for simulated AJAX calls.
      Atom
      At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
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