Koding vs Red Hat Codeready Workspaces

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Koding vs Red Hat Codeready Workspaces: What are the differences?

Developers describe Koding as "A new way for developers to work". Koding is a feature rich cloud-based development environment complete with free VMs, an attractive IDE & sudo level terminal access!. On the other hand, Red Hat Codeready Workspaces is detailed as "An in-browser IDE for rapid cloud application development (Previously known as Codenvy)". 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.

Koding and Red Hat Codeready Workspaces can be categorized as "Cloud IDE" tools.

Some of the features offered by Koding are:

  • Free virtual machine (VM) with Ubuntu, root access, apt-get, and many commonly used tools
  • Built-in Terminal with 256-color support
  • All languages, databases, and command-line tools are supported

On the other hand, Red Hat Codeready Workspaces provides the following key features:

  • Portable Developer Workspaces
  • Multi-Tenant
  • Workspace as Code

"Free" is the top reason why over 35 developers like Koding, while over 99 developers mention "Anywhere coding" as the leading cause for choosing Red Hat Codeready Workspaces.

eXo, Teaching Kids Programming, and Montemedia are some of the popular companies that use Red Hat Codeready Workspaces, whereas Koding is used by Codecraft Solutions, Geefu, and Magnific Technology LLC. Red Hat Codeready Workspaces has a broader approval, being mentioned in 16 company stacks & 287 developers stacks; compared to Koding, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 67 developer stacks.

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I am going to learn machine learning and self host an online IDE, the tool that i may use is Python, Anaconda, various python library and etc. which tools should i go for? this may include Java development, web development. Now i have 1 more candidate which are visual studio code online (code server). i will host on google cloud

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The main contenders here are VS code and Eclipse, because Koding is meant to be used by large companies and by devs who know what they are doing. Both VS code and Eclipse have pros and cons, but for someone who wants to learn, VS Code is a much better choice as it has a very simple UI and plugins are easier to find and download.

Eclipse isn't meant for learning purposes and was designed with the intent to be used by professionals. Also it is an amazing IDE for java, but isn't so good in other languages, while VS code is much more efficient in a vast number of languages.

The only likely issue you might be facing with vs code is that, at times, it can be a resource hog, and in extreme cases it is possible to crash. But it is very rare and I recommend you have at least 8GB ram and at least a dual 1.6 GHz CPU.

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Pros of Koding
Pros of Red Hat Codeready Workspaces
  • 37
    Free
  • 31
    Built in terminal for vm
  • 30
    Free vm with ssh access
  • 15
    Apps
  • 14
    Real time code collaboration with infinite # of people
  • 13
    Built in social network with developers from all over
  • 12
    1gb ram on the free plan
  • 12
    Active community
  • 12
    Good ui
  • 10
    Strong alternative of localhosts
  • 6
    Free public ip
  • 3
    Best online ide
  • 2
    Easy and reliable
  • 1
    Koding University
  • 1
    Koding Package Manager
  • 1
    Automated development environment setup system
  • 1
    No free VM anymore
  • 101
    Anywhere coding
  • 87
    Open source and free for use
  • 82
    Java support
  • 69
    Cloud development
  • 43
    Coding google cloud applications on my chromebook
  • 42
    Easy to use
  • 41
    I can use it on my chromebook
  • 40
    Tools integration
  • 38
    Developer collaboration
  • 27
    Support for angularjs template application
  • 19
    Time saver
  • 18
    Easy setup
  • 14
    Work on your projects from anywhere
  • 14
    Best cloud IDE
  • 14
    AutoComplete
  • 13
    It's so portable
  • 12
    C++ support
  • 10
    Maven
  • 10
    Easy to bootstrap
  • 7
    It's free and fast
  • 6
    Great usability
  • 6
    Great work
  • 6
    Love having the ability to code from any of my machines
  • 5
    So fast
  • 5
    Gihub Integration, Code Anywhere and Everywhere
  • 4
    Open Source, All in One Cloud Based IDE
  • 4
    Portable
  • 4
    Hassle-free
  • 4
    Interface is pleasing to the eye, a lot of features
  • 4
    easy setup, agile, fast
  • 4
    Lots of frameworks
  • 4
    I like using it on my chromebook
  • 3
    Powerful cloud IDE
  • 3
    GitHub support
  • 3
    GitHub integration
  • 3
    Code Anytime Anywhere
  • 3
    Best Cloud IDE For Rapid Deployment
  • 3
    In the cloud and easy to use
  • 2
    Fast and simple
  • 2
    Easy to set up, and works from my desktop or chromebook
  • 2
    Incredibly convenient
  • 2
    Easy to use and was able to instantly start a project
  • 2
    Takes hassle out of setting up cloud enviroment
  • 2
    Omnipresent, easy to use , collaboration support
  • 2
    Code Completion
  • 2
    I absolutely love the collaboration features,
  • 2
    Easy to develop and test protoypes to production grade
  • 2
    It's all in one and surprisingly very easy to use
  • 2
    New to coding, having free-anywhere access suits me
  • 2
    Great for chromebook
  • 2
    Easy setup and open source
  • 2
    I love codenvey
  • 2
    Open Source andFree for use
  • 2
    I can use it on my chromebook
  • 1
    Great customer support
  • 1
    Because using it as a chrome extension is awesome and e
  • 1
    Great to use any where
  • 1
    Makes me money
  • 1
    Learn anywhere usability
  • 1
    It's really fast and very usefull
  • 1
    Docker support
  • 1
    easy setup, docker support, agile, fast, code anywhere
  • 1
    Easy use
  • 1
    High development standards
  • 1
    I love it because of many futures it offers. an dis sim
  • 1
    Github integraation
  • 1
    I use it with my chromebook
  • 1
    Really great support
  • 1
    Focus on code, keep set up away
  • 1
    It works with Java on a Chromebook
  • 1
    Sexy interface
  • 1
    No need to install other software to code a program
  • 1
    Don't have to deal with IDE's
  • 1
    Works hand-in-hand with a cloud workflow
  • 1
    Great integration
  • 1
    C++
  • 1
    Portability
  • 1
    A well-dev'ed platform for learning is really great
  • 1
    Chromebook (CB) Dev
  • 1
    Having java support is great
  • 1
    Don't have to worry about local dependencies anymore
  • 1
    Great way to learn coding through my chromebook
  • 1
    No need to install locally, good for chromebooks etc
  • 1
    Amazing and simple design
  • 1
    Very nice portable coding platform, great speed as well
  • 1
    Openshift integration
  • 1
    On the fly development
  • 1
    Flexibility as a student
  • 1
    Github integration, quick, robust, attractive ide
  • 1
    Its a great ide, with support for many languages
  • 1
    Codeenvy is a great platform to develop applications
  • 1
    Easy setup, Cloud development
  • 1
    Fast, versatile, intuitive containment
  • 1
    Easy to develop, test and CM code from anywhere
  • 1
    Great UX
  • 1
    I can code anywhere even I don't have my laptop with me
  • 1
    Excellent integration and free to use
  • 1
    Easy virtualization
  • 1
    Exceptional SaaS and PaaS service
  • 1
    The best way to code on my chromebook

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What is Koding?

Koding is a feature rich cloud-based development environment complete with free VMs, an attractive IDE & sudo level terminal access!

What is 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.

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