Cloud9IDE – A web browser based IDE for JS devs

by Abhishek Bhatnagar

This is not necessarily up my alley, but I think it would do great for all the JS devs out there.

Cloud9 IDE is a web browser based IDE that creates a natural marriage between the user’s dev environment, which is on a cloud, and github. I feel physical pain every time I have to setup another Eclipse environment (though my love for Eclipse remains strong), so I’m hoping this concept of cloud IDE catches on. (Hmm, perhaps there should be a similar service for Eclipse – a “cloud” carrying the contents of the user’s .eclipse folder)

Anyway, Cloud9 also says that they are free for open source projects! Try it out!

Here’s what a py project from my github looks like in it: