Carbide Alternatives

    Carbide is described as 'new kind of programming environment that uses a notebook format with live coding features to facilitate development and debugging'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Carbide, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Observable Notebooks, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Carbide are Eve (Free, Open Source), µCalc (Free, Open Source), Kajero (Free, Open Source) and iodide (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 5, 2020

    1. Observable is a better way to code. Discover insights faster and communicate more effectively with interactive notebooks for data analysis, visualization, and exploration.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Eve is a programming language and IDE that focuses on the human programmer rather than the machine. It uses a unique, document approach where programs look like documents with embedded code.

      Discontinued

      Latest commit on Mar 20, 2018; See https://github.com/witheve/eve



    2. µCalc (mucalc) is a multi-user math web app. The math syntax is parsed in the browser by math.js. A node.js backend with socket.io is used for synchronization of sheets between multiple users.

      Discontinued

      Project stopped. The source code is archived here: https://github.com/antoineMoPa/mucalc.com

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Kajero is designed to make it really easy for anyone to create good-looking, responsive, interactive documents. Somewhat like Jupyter / iPython notebooks, but for JavaScript!
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Iodide is a notebook programming environment for the web. Users can make use of JavaScript, Markdown, CSS and external resources to communicate ideas comfortably and efficiently through a minimalist notebook interface.
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    3. Calculist is an open source application that facilitates effective thinking. Write down your thoughts, ideas, and data in the form of lists. Focus your attention by zooming in to a specific list, and zoom out to see the broader context.
    4. Bl.ocks (pronounced “Blocks”) is a simple viewer for sharing code examples hosted on GitHub Gist. For example, if your Gist URL is: https://gist.github.com/mbostock/1353700 Replace “gist.github.com” with “bl.ocks.org” in the URL to view it: ...
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Hyperdeck is a notebook environment for front-end programming, making it easy to analyze data, run code, and write documents using standard web technologies.

      Discontinued

      Website/service unavailable.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Scientific Computing for the Web.
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    5. Data-Forge Notebook is a desktop data analysis and visualization tool for JavaScript. Great for learning JavaScript, visual prototyping and exploratory data analysis.
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