Don’t fancy installing yet another set of packages? Try these browser-based solutions instead
Brand new and available as a free Public Alpha, the Coder web-based IDE enables you to develop alone or with others in 15 languages, with features found in full IDEs including autocomplete, syntax highlighting, linting and go-to-definition. Code is compiled, tested and run in your own scalable container.
AWS Cloud 9
Cloud 9, which is now part of Amazon Web
Services, is a cloud-based IDE code editor, debugger and terminal that comes packaged with tools for several popular languages including Python and PHP. Cloud9 is tailored towards serverless development using the Amazon suite of products and enables pair programming with a shared development environment.
Codeanywhere provides a customised development environment for an incredible 72 languages, with code completion for web languages, linting, multiple cursors, code beautifying and wide device and browser support. Code can be edited remotely whether it’s hosted on FTP, SFTP or even Dropbox or Google Drive. A built-in terminal console is included on a provided container.
Codenvy, now owned by Red Hat, is built on open source cloud IDE Eclipse Che, with added multitenancy, security controls and automation. Codenvy enables developers to develop code with portable Docker runtimes. A ‘dev mode’ production adds Intellisense, debuggers and desktop sync.