What are the best Codeanywhere alternatives in 2021?

    Codeanywhere is described as 'code editor in a browser with a powerful ftp client integrated, and all popular web formats are supported (HTML, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, and XML)' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Codeanywhere for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux, iPad and Windows. The best alternative is IntelliJ IDEA, which is free. Other great apps like Codeanywhere are AWS Cloud9 (Paid), Ideone (Free), PythonAnywhere (Freemium) and Gitpod (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 1, 2021

    1. IntelliJ IDEA is an integrated development environment (IDE) written in Java for developing computer software. It is developed by JetBrains, and is available as an Apache 2 Licensed community edition, and in a proprietary commercial edition.
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      IntelliJ IDEA vs Codeanywhere opinions
      This alternative is disputed. IntelliJ IDEA is still a legitimate alternative to Codeanywhere, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Free version available. Codeanywhere has moved its free tier to a 7 day free trial.
      Top positive comment  over 2 years ago

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      jeremyd CodeAnywhere and Cloud9 operate through a web browser. IntelliJ IDEA installs 100% locally. Development environments can be tricky to setup and/or require lots of disk space. CodeAnywhere and Cloud9 solve this problem. IntelliJ and Coda do not
      Top negative comment  over 3 years ago

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      they are literally completely different pieces of software with completely different use cases
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      Not cloud based, so not a competitor
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      CodeAnywhere and Cloud9 operate through a web browser. IntelliJ IDEA installs 100% locally. Development environments can be tricky to setup and/or require lots of disk space. CodeAnywhere and Cloud9 solve this problem. IntelliJ and Coda do not
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      It does not allow you to code inside your browser or run scripts remotely
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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    2. AWS Cloud9 is a code editor and development environment built with browser technology yet with the power of a desktop IDE. It's available both as an online service and as a locally hosted platform. FEATURES - Full featured Linux terminal built in.
      Most users think AWS Cloud9 is a great alternative to Codeanywhere.


    3. ideone.com is a... pastebin. But a pastebin like no other on the Internet. More accurate expression would be "online mini IDE and debugging tool".
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    4. PythonAnywhere is a Python development and hosting environment that displays in your web browser and runs on cloud servers. The servers are already set up with everything you need: hundreds of useful Python packages and web frameworks are supported out of the box.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • GitHub
      • Firefox
      Whether you just want to fix a bug, have code to review or feel like trying something new on GitHub, Gitpod beams you right into a ready-to-code dev environment with a single click.
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    5. Codiad is an open source, web-based, cloud IDE and code editor with minimal footprint and requirements

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      "Given its age and number of viable alternatives now available, Codiad is no longer under active maintenance by core contributors."

      https://github.com/Codiad/Codiad/commit/19c9223d70ca0eb164b6891b6e1350c75a62e8f2

      Codiad vs Codeanywhere opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Codiad is a self hosted solution and therefore one of the few free solutions that can be run from the browser just like codeanywhere and does not require installation on every device.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      goormIDE is a powerful cloud IDE service to maximize the productivity for developers and teams. You can build your own development environment with just a few clicks and collaborate in real-time on the same docker container.
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    6. - Open a Codeshare editor, write or copy code, then share it with friends and colleagues. Pair program and troubleshoot together. - Set coding tasks and observe in real-time when interviewing remotely or in person. Nobody likes writing code on a whiteboard.
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    7. Textastic is a text editor for iPhone, iPad and Mac with rich support for syntax highlighting, FTP, SFTP and Dropbox.
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    8. Koding is a self-hosted development environment for teams to come together and code in the browser. Developers can work, collaborate, write and run apps without jumping through hoops and spending unnecessary money.

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      Main GitHub repository archived, last commit to main branch in 2019, introductory video on their website has been privated.

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