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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; Monaco Editor: A browser based code editor. The Monaco Editor is the code editor that powers VS Code. It is licensed under the MIT License and supports IE 9/10/11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera.

CodePen and Monaco Editor are primarily classified as "Cloud IDE" and "Text Editor" tools respectively.

Monaco Editor is an open source tool with 16.4K GitHub stars and 1.43K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Monaco Editor's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, CodePen has a broader approval, being mentioned in 6 company stacks & 14 developers stacks; compared to Monaco Editor, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 16 developer stacks.

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Pros of CodePen
Pros of Monaco Editor
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      Out of the Box Intellisense
    • 3
      More features than Ace
    • 2
      Power vscode, with all it's features
    • 2
      Microsoft Product
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      Accessibility
    • 1
      Good support for none-monospace fonts

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    Cons of CodePen
    Cons of Monaco Editor
    • 3
      No support for any other git-server than github
    • 6
      Microsoft

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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 Monaco Editor?

    The Monaco Editor is the code editor that powers VS Code. It is licensed under the MIT License and supports IE 9/10/11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera.

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