What are the best cloud IDEs?

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    Amalia Martínez
    Written on October 3, 2018
    "I had a damaged flash drive with a bunch of photos on it of my family. I needed to get the data off of it, so I used Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery. It got all my photos for me perfectly. I will be using it again if something like this comes up."
    1. 40
      AWS
      AWS is a development tool that is completely on the cloud. It offers a full development environment that mixes a powerful and complete online code editor with a workspace in the cloud. It also offers many different products and services like migration, storage, and much more.
      Websites

      Varies by plan

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      Elizabeth Cordero
      Written on November 9, 2017
      "Cloud9 is a polished online IDE. My husband is a programmer, and it looks a lot like what he uses when he works, so I think it would be really great for someone looking to..."
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      Elizabeth Cordero
      Written on November 9, 2017
      "Cloud9 is a polished online IDE. My husband is a programmer, and it looks a lot like what he uses when he works, so I think it would be really great for someone looking to sync their work across the cloud and work from multiple machines."
    2. 36
      Codeanywhere
      Codeanywhere is a cloud development environment that you can setup and personalize for creating and developing your projects whatever they are in Javascript, PHP, HTML or the rest of the 72 programming languages that supports.
       
      Websites

      Free - Varies by plan

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      Jordan Walsh
      Written on November 10, 2017
      "I've tried out a handful of cloud coding IDEs and I think I would have to rank Codeanywhere up there in my top 5. Like most of these new cloud IDEs, Codeanywhere is a cloud..."
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      Jordan Walsh
      Written on November 10, 2017
      "I've tried out a handful of cloud coding IDEs and I think I would have to rank Codeanywhere up there in my top 5. Like most of these new cloud IDEs, Codeanywhere is a cloud development environment that I can setup and personalize for working on my projects. My favorite feature is the support of over 72 programming languages. This is nice for me. I think overall I felt the other options were a bit limited but it seems to do a good job with what I need it to do. I can work on the go without having to worry about where I am and if I have the proper tools setup because with Codeanywhere I can just access it and go to work."
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      Heather Bradley
      Written on December 18, 2017
      "This is a nifty little tool that helped me increase my productivity on my latest project. It supports more programming languages than I think most people will ever use, including the most common."
    3. 34
      Koding

      Koding is a cloud service for Python that allows you to create and share IDEs or fully automated developing environments. It will help you to share all the things you have created and also using your own IDE .

      Websites

      Free

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      Rajesh Pawar
      Written on December 17, 2017
      "I tried Koding, and I just didn't get the point. I can deploy a VPS with python installed in less than an hour, for almost no cost at all. Anyone I want can have a log in,..."
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      Rajesh Pawar
      Written on December 17, 2017
      "I tried Koding, and I just didn't get the point. I can deploy a VPS with python installed in less than an hour, for almost no cost at all. Anyone I want can have a log in, and we can run IDEs locally. Koding just struck me as a solution for a problem that doesn't exist. I didn't even finish my free trial period."
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      Stephanie Hunt
      Written on November 11, 2017
      "I think Koding is a good cloud IDEs and it's a great IDE to consider when you are looking for one, it is fully automate and it helps you to create. Others to consider are Cloud9 and Codeanywhere."
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      SourceLair

      SourceLair is an online IDE that lets you develop your web app in Django, Node.js, HTML5, and PHP, while it integrates with Git, GitHub and Heroku. 

      Websites

      Free - Varies by plan

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      Stephanie Watson
      Written on November 7, 2017
      "Thinking about this, I would say that this is creative. This is great for the person that wants to develop their website and to add these features. The price is not bad for a..."
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      Stephanie Watson
      Written on November 7, 2017
      "Thinking about this, I would say that this is creative. This is great for the person that wants to develop their website and to add these features. The price is not bad for a month either. One thing that caught my eye was not having to install anything in order to access SourceLair. People with a chromebook and ipad can use this as well. I love that they gave those options."
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      George Thomas
      Written on December 17, 2017
      "SourceLair is a great IDE, but I have never used it with the cloud. I am not sure that it would actually work that way or not."
    2. 31
      ShiftEdit

      ShiftEdit is a web IDE (and chrome app) providing an online IDE for PHP, Ruby, Python, Java, HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Ideal for web development on Chromebooks as well. 

      Websites

      $6 - 1 month

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      Brenda Wells
      Written on November 6, 2017
      "i checked the webpage, was very easy to understand, also a usefull tool to help whoever that need ceate a page, the diversity of programming languages is good, through the..."
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      Brenda Wells
      Written on November 6, 2017
      "i checked the webpage, was very easy to understand, also a usefull tool to help whoever that need ceate a page, the diversity of programming languages is good, through the clouds can access to the projects just with a pc from any place, its a powerfull online helper and the cost is good for all that it provides."
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      Ayaan Rodrigues
      Written on January 11, 2018
      "This is almost an essential tool for web developers. It really helps editing code much easier and quicker."
    3. 29
      Eclipse Che

      Che is the single-tenant open source version of Codenvy that you can run on your server. Like Codenvy it has the concept of workspaces which are Docker images in which you can build/test your project(s). 

      Websites

      Free

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      Jacqueline Jacobs
      Written on November 9, 2017
      "I think Eclipse Che is a pretty well thought-out environment. I really liked the user guides on the website, clean and easy to follow, though it's fairly intuitive for..."
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      Jacqueline Jacobs
      Written on November 9, 2017
      "I think Eclipse Che is a pretty well thought-out environment. I really liked the user guides on the website, clean and easy to follow, though it's fairly intuitive for developers to work with. It's very engaging."
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      Daniel Castro
      Written on January 5, 2018
      "Eclipse Che is an open source cloud IDE that works seamlessly. It can be hosted anywhere Docker images are ran and can host multiple machines in the workspace."
    4. 26
      Codio

      Cloud IDE with HTML5, CSS & Javascript. Sass, SCSS, Less & CoffeeScript support. It also has a teaching school that will allow anyone to learn how to code. 

      Websites

      Free

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      Tyler Garcia
      Written on April 7, 2018
      "Codio is the environment that I first learned to code and it holds a special meaning for me. There is a lot of flexibility and convenience to using Codio. I find Codio to..."
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      Tyler Garcia
      Written on April 7, 2018
      "Codio is the environment that I first learned to code and it holds a special meaning for me. There is a lot of flexibility and convenience to using Codio. I find Codio to still be the head of the class in cloud IDEs."
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      Jeremy Mason
      Written on June 21, 2018
      "Programming can be tough to learn. This program helped me out greatly in figuring things out."
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      Google VM Instance
      Get a Compute Engine Instance on Google Cloud. Then open your Google Cloud dashboard in your browser and access through SSH.
      Websites

      Free

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      Gloria Smith
      Written on June 8, 2018
      "I needed to find the best cloud IDEs. I found Google VM Instance. This is really easy to use in my browser. Simply open the Google Cloud dashboard and access it. It's really..."
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      Gloria Smith
      Written on June 8, 2018
      "I needed to find the best cloud IDEs. I found Google VM Instance. This is really easy to use in my browser. Simply open the Google Cloud dashboard and access it. It's really easy to use and great for my needs. I highly recommend anybody interested in cloud IDEs to use this."
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      Gabriel Meza
      Written on April 10, 2018
      "GOOD"
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      Google Cloud Shell
      Google Cloud Shell is a hosted development environment in Google Cloud Platform, consisting of a durable home directory, an ephemeral VM instance with the Google Cloud SDK and application default credentials pre-installed, and both a shell environment as well as an Eclipse Orion IDE instance, making it easy to develop for Cloud Platform.
      Websites

      Free

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      Mónica Huerta
      Written on November 2, 2017
      "This is a great tool for getting command line access to your items in the cloud. It is a good developer tool to work on your projects and you don't need any other filters or..."
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      Mónica Huerta
      Written on November 2, 2017
      "This is a great tool for getting command line access to your items in the cloud. It is a good developer tool to work on your projects and you don't need any other filters or such to have the command access needed. I found all the developer tools such as Java, Go, Python, Node.js, PHP and Ruby are all ready for you to use on your projects. The cloud shell is also hosted on Google and is safe and secure."
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      Danielle Cunningham
      Written on December 19, 2017
      "The Google Cloud Shell platform is the perfect platform to organize all my photos, files for personal and collaboration ."
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      ICEcoder
      ICEcoder is a browser based code editor, which provides a modern approach to building websites. By allowing you to code directly within the web browser, online or offline, it means you only need one program (your browser) to develop sites, plus can test on actual web servers. After development, you can also maintain the website easily, all of which make for speedy and smart development.
      Websites

      Free - 10.00

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      Angela Moore
      Written on January 6, 2018
      "Everything I needed in one place! This made it much easier to build a website, and work on it, without going back and forth between programs. Easy to use!"
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      Angela Moore
      Written on January 6, 2018
      "Everything I needed in one place! This made it much easier to build a website, and work on it, without going back and forth between programs. Easy to use!"
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      Christopher Campbell
      Written on January 6, 2018
      "This is an OK app. Its a bit too technical for me, though. Was hoping for something more user-friendly. Or maybe I need to learn more about coding first."
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      Scott Williams
      Written on November 2, 2017
      "ICEcoder is helpful for any coders out there. Cool layout and has everything i needed to develop a site myself."
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      Dirigible
      Dirigible is a cloud development toolkit providing both development tools and runtime environment. It supports the complete development life-cycle of on-demand applications by leveraging in-system programming models and rapid application development techniques.
      Websites

      Free

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      George Carr
      Written on November 5, 2017
      "If you are interested in cloud computing then you must get to know Dirigible. It has it's own integrated application server that allows it to run SOAP based services...."
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      George Carr
      Written on November 5, 2017
      "If you are interested in cloud computing then you must get to know Dirigible. It has it's own integrated application server that allows it to run SOAP based services. Dirigible has a great adoption rate and has become a main learning tool for students who have started their IT career with Javascript and HTML5 and life cycle management. Dirigible is a powerful toolkit that will really improve your runtime environment."
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      Alexander Cook
      Written on January 8, 2018
      "Looking around for a good cloud development toolkit and found Dirigible to my satisfaction. Why? Dirigible supports the complete development life-cycle of on-demand applications by leveraging in-system programming models to make my cloud computing smoother."
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      Visual Studio Online

      Simplify continuous integration of your apps for any platform or programming language. Make your software lifecycle faster and better with your favourite tools such as Eclipse or IntelliJ.

      Software

      Other Platform

      Free

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      Billy Payne
      Written on June 21, 2018
      "Microsoft Visual Studio has been one of the premier development platforms for many years. The new online version of the tool adds more capabilities and function to an already..."
      BP
      Billy Payne
      Written on June 21, 2018
      "Microsoft Visual Studio has been one of the premier development platforms for many years. The new online version of the tool adds more capabilities and function to an already mature platform. I have found it to be intuitive to use and easy to integrate into my workflow."
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      Raúl Hernández
      Written on April 15, 2018
      "Not a bad starting IDE. They offer nice short tutorials to help you begin. There are better cloud IDEs though however, like Shiftedit, codeanywhere, Koding, and Codenvy that offer more functionality and reliability for a little price."
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      StackHive
      An intuitive cloud-based tool that speeds up web development process. Allows designing, developing, publishing or downloading websites from browser.
      Websites

      Free

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      Tammy Wheeler
      Written on November 11, 2017
      "I'm on the fence about Stackhive. On the one hand, it supports Bootstrap and has a lot of useful features. You can design a website from your browser, so it's very convenient..."
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      Tammy Wheeler
      Written on November 11, 2017
      "I'm on the fence about Stackhive. On the one hand, it supports Bootstrap and has a lot of useful features. You can design a website from your browser, so it's very convenient as well. You can try it out for free, and plans start from $8/month, with a 20% discount if you purchase a year subscription. On the other hand though, it seems like a knockoff of Webflow and suffers from being buggy and slow, at times."
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      Frank Cole
      Written on January 6, 2018
      "Finally, a logical front end tool for intermediate skills (like mine) to develop a great functioning, appealing web page. The time saved cannot be stated enough."
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      Codenvy
      Codenvy provides an agile and collaborative workspace for making development more agile. Codenvy can be installed behind a corporate firewall, in a private cloud or as SaaS at Codenvy.com. 
      Software

      Mac, Windows

      $10 - Varies by plan

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      Brandon Mills
      Written on December 20, 2017
      "Codenvy allows me to work on collaborative projects with my team members at work. We've been using it for a few months now and it's totally streamlined our workflow. I highly..."
      BM
      Brandon Mills
      Written on December 20, 2017
      "Codenvy allows me to work on collaborative projects with my team members at work. We've been using it for a few months now and it's totally streamlined our workflow. I highly recommend it for cooperative projects."
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      Diana Rodriguez
      Written on November 6, 2017
      "Codenvy is very professional, and i strongly suggest, its worthy using it ."
    12. 10
      Codebox
      Complete and modular Cloud IDE. It can run on any unix-like machine (Linux, Mac OS X). It is an open source component of codebox.io.
      Websites

      Free

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      Scott Baker
      Written on December 24, 2017
      "A very good modular IDE that can run on Linux or Mac and can run on desktop or the cloud. Smooth and fairly easy to use, I've been toying around with it for the past few weeks..."
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      Scott Baker
      Written on December 24, 2017
      "A very good modular IDE that can run on Linux or Mac and can run on desktop or the cloud. Smooth and fairly easy to use, I've been toying around with it for the past few weeks and have no complaints."
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      Guillermina Peralta
      Written on November 11, 2017
      "Codebox is great if you are looking for an open source space for cloud IDEs. This has everything you need, it's complete and you can access it anywhere you are."
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      Neutron Drive
      Neutron Drive supports a huge range of languages. It is designed to be integrated into either Google drive or your own file server.
      Websites

      Free

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      Daniel Washington
      Written on November 4, 2017
      "A great code editor that supports a huge range of different languages. It's compatible with Windows, Linux, Mac and Chrome. So no matter what type of PC you're on, this should..."
      DW
      Daniel Washington
      Written on November 4, 2017
      "A great code editor that supports a huge range of different languages. It's compatible with Windows, Linux, Mac and Chrome. So no matter what type of PC you're on, this should make it easy. It has many features so as auto indent, remote editing via Neutron Beam, Google drive support for multiple different accounts. This makes it easy to take your work with you nearly everywhere."
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      Christian Aguilar
      Written on December 26, 2017
      "Neutron Drive is a plugin for Chrome that keeps your projects synced and available everywhere. It's as easy as using the plugin and your own storage to be able to work on your projects from any machine. It supports many languages."
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      CodeTasty
      CodeTasty is powerful IDE in the cloud with all the features of a desktop IDE but with additional features only a cloud application can give you. It enables you to code and collaborate no matter where you are and what device you are working on.
      Websites

      Free

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      Bruce Armstrong
      Written on June 14, 2018
      "I had been using MSVC, but CodeTasty won me over for one simple reason: Cloud! I can work on my code from anywhere there's a computer! I don't even have to haul my laptop..."
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      Bruce Armstrong
      Written on June 14, 2018
      "I had been using MSVC, but CodeTasty won me over for one simple reason: Cloud! I can work on my code from anywhere there's a computer! I don't even have to haul my laptop any more. It used to be a nightmare sync'ing my customizations and plugins between work and home, but now, it's cake."
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      Linda Watkins
      Written on April 5, 2018
      "CodeTasty is so easy to use and comes in so many languages that you can't go wrong with it. I would choose this as one of the best cloud IDEs. This will definitely get the job done for you."
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      gomix
      A developer playground for building full-stack web-apps, fast. HyperDev (aka Gomix) drops you right into an active NodeJS project without explaining what package.json is, where you define your views, or even what views are.
      Websites

      Free

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      Megan Keller
      Written on June 11, 2018
      "I am just getting into web-apps. This is the best cloud IDE I have found for my current level of knowledge. It is helping me get started fast."
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      Megan Keller
      Written on June 11, 2018
      "I am just getting into web-apps. This is the best cloud IDE I have found for my current level of knowledge. It is helping me get started fast."
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      Paul Stanley
      Written on April 6, 2018
      "nothing"
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      browxy

      Simple and lightweight java IDE .Browxy is a free multi-language online IDE to create, run and publish awesome programs

      Websites

      Free

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      David Bremmen
      Written on September 25, 2018
      "Browxy now released a new beta version with more languages (Java, C, C++, C#, Python and PHP). The publish feature let users release the program to a public URL in less than..."
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      David Bremmen
      Written on September 25, 2018
      "Browxy now released a new beta version with more languages (Java, C, C++, C#, Python and PHP). The publish feature let users release the program to a public URL in less than 30 seconds"
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      David Hernandez
      Written on January 6, 2018
      "Great online IDE that has a lot of features for a lightweight, online IDE. It's not much to look at aesthetically, but it gets the job done."
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      Hemant Malhotra
      Written on November 8, 2017
      "This is a great tool and utility if you are into programming like I am and want to make some killer programs for yourself or for others."
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      V2 Cloud

      V2 Cloud is a tool used to back up all your data. This can be used for businesses in order to access desktop programs from a web browser. It also allows users to access the cloud from any device through Cloud Workspaces.

      Online Tools

      Free - Varies by plan

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      Emmanuel Amuzie
      Written on July 11, 2018
      "This is a multiple purpose platform where you can write software applications. Although you have to bring all your applications along with you. They basically provide you..."
      EA
      Emmanuel Amuzie
      Written on July 11, 2018
      "This is a multiple purpose platform where you can write software applications. Although you have to bring all your applications along with you. They basically provide you the environment to build your application on."
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      JSFiddle
      JSFiddle is a lightweight cloud JS editor designed for developers who want to tweak and test blocks of JS, CSS and HTML code. It's not as full featured as the other options (and technically isn't really an IDE) but is very useful for editing smaller blocks of code in the cloud.
      Websites

      Free

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      Rebecca Edwards
      Written on January 18, 2018
      "Having options for code editing on the fly make development far faster and more convenient, which is why I've come to really appreciate JSFiddle. It includes a number of..."
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      Rebecca Edwards
      Written on January 18, 2018
      "Having options for code editing on the fly make development far faster and more convenient, which is why I've come to really appreciate JSFiddle. It includes a number of language options on web development, making it easy to quickly try out CSS, HTML, of JavaScript in the cloud. The clean interface and uncluttered environment allows me to quickly jot off, test, and save code to the cloud while remaining easy on the eyes. Highly recommended!"
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      Ángel Santos
      Written on November 10, 2017
      "Not really recommended for IDE's. This is mostly for small editing."
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      PaizaCloud

      PaizaCloud Cloud IDE is a tool used for setting up a web development environment for WordPress, MySQL, Laravel, and more. This browser-based tool is also used for building apps in a browser.

      Online Tools

      $9.8 - Varies by plan

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      Tsuneo Yoshioka
      Written on July 31, 2018
      "I can start the development environment quite quickly. As PaizaCloud have pre-installed development environment, I can focus on development."
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      Tsuneo Yoshioka
      Written on July 31, 2018
      "I can start the development environment quite quickly. As PaizaCloud have pre-installed development environment, I can focus on development."

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    Best cloud IDEs
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 AWS Websites 40 Paid
    2 Codeanywhere Websites 36 Free
    3 Koding Websites 34 Free
    4 SourceLair Websites 32 Free
    5 ShiftEdit Websites 31 Paid
    6 Eclipse Che Websites 29 Free
    7 Codio Websites 26 Free
    8 Google VM Instance Websites 24 Free
    9 Google Cloud Shell Websites 23 Free
    10 ICEcoder Websites 20 Free
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