Codenvy

Codenvy Developer Workspaces

4.5 / 5 450 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

DevOps and Developers. Developers code in portable, shareable workspaces with unlimited resources to build and debug from anywhere. DevOps takes advantage of our one-click environment automation.


Average Ratings

450 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $30.00/month/user
  • Pricing Details
    Free options for download or cloud usage plus team & enterprise paid plans.
  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Free Trial
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Codenvy
  • codenvy.com
  • Founded 2013
  • United States

About Codenvy Developer Workspaces

Codenvy on-demand workspaces improve workflow and automate developer bootstrapping to supercharge the agile ethos. Leverage pre-built environments that support nearly every language and stack. Run it behind your firewall, connected to your systems and projects to remove configuration maintenance from development. Deploy it to your own datacenter or any cloud. Codenvy is based on Eclipse Che, an open source project and supports Java, JS, PHP, Python, Android and more.


Codenvy Developer Workspaces Features

  • Access Control
  • Code Assistance
  • Collaboration
  • Debugging
  • Graphical User Interface
  • Mobile Development
  • Software Development
  • Testing Management
  • Version Control
  • Web Development

Codenvy Developer Workspaces Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Excellent service, but a few issues I hope will be ironed out

Mar 30, 2015
3/5
Overall

Comments: I have been very impressed with Codenvy's service so far. The big thing I was looking for was a service that could be used from multiple computers without having the set up an environment on each. This service easily meets that, and has support for a lot of languages. In terms of languages, I wanted a service with support for Java projects with Maven, and this seems to have support for that, among many other languages as well. The ease of use of the editor is important to me as well. Things like automatically adding closing brackets, tabbing when appropriate when I add a new line, etc. It has been a very pleasant experience in this area and I've been very pleased. There are still many editing features I have yet to explore, and I look forward to learning what all it has to offer. The only area I've noticed it lacks, is it sometimes adds closing brackets or tags when they already exist, if you rewrote the beginning tag for some reason - however even in advanced editors that can be an issue. My issue is it seems to not allow you to reorganize files without any long workaround methods. I would prefer to be able to drag and drop files in the tree view - it seems a basic feature in my day to day computer use, and it seems odd that I can't do it here. Perhaps there is another way to move files that I'm not aware of. So far I've only been able to create a new file, copy contents, and delete the old, or download then upload where desired. While they work, they are certainly not ideal methods. If this were possible, I could honestly see myself paying for the service in the near future - it's well worth it. Personally, I just graduated with a BS in Computer Science and have just begun working as a software developer in a large software company. I was really looking for something to play with some personal projects outside of my work hours.

Pros: It's free! Cloud access from any computer Easy to use editor Editor contains many advanced features Supports many languages

Cons: Unable to drag and drop files in the tree view (not sure if there is another way to move files - if so, I've yet to find it - however there are workarounds, such as creating a new file and copying contents, just not ideal)

Vendor Response

by Codenvy on March 31, 2015

Thanks very much for using Codenvy and for your detailed review - the drag-and-drop is something that is in our backlog and that we will be attacking this year.

Brilliant Online IDE: Varied features, ease of coding, better user experience and Docker support.

Feb 04, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I was very surprised to experience a browser based developer environment with Codenvy. This was perfectly the same idea that I had in my mind several months ago : a browser based developer environment. I was really wondering how my idea has already got into work. I found about this IDE when I was looking for some means to deploy a server in Cloud Foundry. I found it more interesting as it is a cloud based IDE that support rest services. The runner allows the web app to run directly from Codenvy. I am researcher on Docker and Kubernetes stuff. I love the feature of Codenvy to use Tomact servers, Apache servers using Dockerfiles. I used Cloud Foundry runner with Codenvy and it is very interesting. Using Codenvy is very with its plugin for Eclipse. But I love to work in Codenvy workspace. It gives me all the comfort that I expect from an IDE environment. Moreover, the dashboard is well organized, uncluttered and very elegant looking. I like the way how project starts giving details on preparing workspaces, setting up configurations and runners and so on.

Coding is easy with Codenvy. It has more comfort than a normal Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA provides. Create new project window is well organized to select different options for projects. It also provides sample HELLO WORLD projects for various project options so that even a novice developer can start coding with Codenvy. The Dockerfile shown in the configs tab enables us to learn Docker as well. I love all these features. I suppose that Codenvy supports any browser and it can be used with different cloud environments. I used Codenvy to create Maven projects, servlets using Google App Engine Java, Go projects and many more. I feel very comfortable with Codenvy. Codenvy debug features are very useful, even to debug other's code. And its integration with git is very interesting. I can easily pull and push my code. I gain a perfect user experience from the well organized user interfaces, auto complete coding features, error suggestions features and so on. No wonder I can run my code from any machine from the place where I stopped coding. I feel that my code is portable. Codenvy, you are really wonderfu! I hope that it will enhance more features in the future for cloud developers. I prefer if it can use some more shortcut features like 'find and replace' etc. I love using Codenvy as it is a SaaS that provides perfect user experience and it meets all the developer expectations.

Pretty decent

Jun 03, 2015
3/5
Overall

Comments: This is written from the perspective of a PHP developer. I signed up for Codenvy because I was testing out multiple cloud-based IDEs for features that I like. Chief among them was support for docblock annotations that allowed ctrl+click into methods. While this feature wasn't present here, it wasn't surprising because it's not present in any other cloud IDE either. What I liked about Codenvy is that it was super easy to create an account and get going with their free plan. The plan itself offers a lot for no investment, and the software is easy to use. You can get a blank project up and running in minutes. For a knockaround dev system, the pay-as-you-go pricing is super reasonable. Before I discuss what I didn't like, I'd like to mention up-front that they do tell you the software is new and that you may run into quirks. I have no doubt that codenvy will be a really great IDE in the future, but right now it just didn't suit my purposes. PHP syntax highlighting seems to be missing. All the text was yellow. I'm not sure if there are some config options I couldn't find to fix this, but it seems like it should be an out-of-the-box feature if they offer support for PHP. There wasn't support for remote projects, at least not on the free version. I couldn't find any info that suggested remote support in paid versions either. There's no built-in shell interface like other IDEs seem to have. The CLI requires java, which isn't something that was possible for me since my main dev machine is a Chromebook. That was the biggest dealbreaker for me. Ultimately, it's a pretty decent IDE if you have low requirements. I like the product, and I plan on checking back in with it over the next few months to see if they've made any progress.

Pros: Easy to use Low entry barrier Fair pricing Free plan Decent documentation

Cons: No PHP syntax highlighting No support for remote projects No built-in shell CLI requires Java

Codenvy: A great choice for coding in the Cloud

Mar 29, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I am a heavy user of the Cloud 9 IDE and a big fan of the complete cloud based coding environment. So, I was very excited to give Codenvy a whirl. I must say that I was not disappointed. I'm always wary of products that claim to be developer tools that do not do a good job catering to the developer community. Right off the bat, Codenvy does a great job at that. Their free offering is at par with Cloud 9. They do not give clear specifics on upgrading their services, which I find a bit off putting. The starting 512mb of ram that they give is not adequate for much beyond a bit of prototyping. To really work on a full scale app requires allocation of more resources. I'd rather not have to speak to someone in sales just to upgrade my workspace to a high tier. One thing that I am excited about is how they offer a paid version offsite. Cloud 9 is also based on an OpenSource project and so you can easily run the C9 engine on your own servers, but you lose a lot of the features that they have coded into their product offering....the fact that I can run an Open Source version as well as pay to run the full version in my own environment is a nice feature.

Pricing out of the way, lets get down to the fun stuff! The ide is well thought out. i enjoy the Che engine. It certainly has a good feel to it. It's a bit light on features at the moment, but that is not a bad things. It has what it needs and it can obviously grow as needed.

The Docker environment is something that I love! Here, Codenvy shows that it has a good handle on the environment. I was able to run php applications with ease.

Bottom line, I do not feel that this is a mature a platform as C9...but that is a fault that is easily cured with time. But they do have a great product, and certainly with the ability to code and use eclipse plugins, makes this a GREAT choice for an Eclipse shop.

Hands down best Cloud IDE

Mar 19, 2015
5/5
Overall

Comments: When I moved over to a Chromebook a few years ago I was sifting through all the cloud IDE options and Codenvy really stuck out as the best option from the start. Through the years they have kept to their word and keep making the service better and better. The latest version is just a complete "wow!" from seeing how much the platform has grown. Yes, it's practically a platform since it has so many great features baked in besides being a higly performant IDE; Git (GitHub / Bitbucket), Docker, Bower, Google App Engine (GAE), multiple languages, starter templates, "local" datasources, etc.! The portability of it makes it a simple choice as well since there's nothing to install and works great on every platform I've needed access to my projects (Windows, Mac OSX, ChromeOS, Linux).

Pros: Portability to be able to access projects on any OS with nothing to install. Just open up a browser tab and start coding. The flexibility to write virtually anything from native Android apps to web apps that run on most PaaS. The ease of the wizard to start a new project is unmatched.

Cons: Certain Git commands don't fully execute correctly all the time (such as deletes) since the update to v3.x. Offline ability and a mobile/tablet app would really put this over the top. True FTP integration (it has it through a 3rd party currently) would also be great to make it the only cloud IDE I need.

Vendor Response

by Codenvy on March 24, 2015

Thank you for the review, if you come across any Git issues please let us know by posting information on the problem to our Google Group (https://groups.google.com/a/codenvy.com/forum/#!forum/codenvy) our Git integration is very important to us and we want to make sure it's flawless.

Regards,
Brad

A platform that improves the workflow

May 11, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The program provides remote workspaces on demand. I really like the autocomplete feature on this software, it is very easy to use and allows you to choose interfaces, methods and classes. The platform is easy to use, and I have based good examples that further simplify understanding of how the program works. Developers can use the program for editing source code, debugging and creating automation codes. The most important advantage, of course, is that I do not need to configure the development environment. The program is great for large teams and large projects that require some management and quality assurance.

Cons: I had a problem, I could not find an online quick start guide, and I needed to figure out how to set up and start the project. It would be nice if the platform worked with local storage. There are no visible security features, and I'm not sure if I can trust this cloud-based use when discussing our business.

Codenvy Review!

Dec 10, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I would say it is one of the easiest cloud IDEs to setup. It gives on demand real-time collaborative IDEs and it's quicker than Cloud9 in this department. A while ago, it was just the code you could access wherever you are. But now with Codenvy, even the environment is not required. You open the browser, you login and bam! You're good to go. It's has really taken programming to a new era.

Cons: The overhead of the page loading is a bit slow. But again, it has all these options to be taken care of. But I would really appreciate it if the loading speed was a bit faster.

The future of programming

Mar 19, 2015
5/5
Overall

Comments: I started using Codenvy, for only a week ago. But I feel like I have been using it for a very long time. I don't even have any difficulties in using it. It has a lot of projects to offer but the simplicity is awesome. I feel at home in codenvy, because it looks like my favorite editors and IDEs (Sublime, PHPStorm, and Brackets). Besides, it behaves like linux os so I no longer need to dual boot my laptop. And when it comes to configuration, I no longer need to wory about the configurations needed when I use windows or ubuntu. Another thing I love about Codenvy is that deployment is easier, and my data are safe and backed up in the internet. I don't need to worry about it being accidentally lost when my laptop crashes or worse, if my hard disk suddenly gets corrupted. Codenvy is the best. And I and my friends will be using it in our upcoming projects.

Pros: Easy to use and set up. Huge support for the latest languages and frameworks. User friendly. Good for both students and professional programmers/developers. Less hard disc space is required by codenvy. No other apps required, only a working browser. Fast and intelligent development environment.

Cons: I think the thing I can't use in codenvy are my keyboard shortcuts. The ones I usually use in Sublime and Netbeans.

Vendor Response

by Codenvy on March 24, 2015

Thank you for the thorough review - you can use Sublime, vi and emacs key binding by going to Window > Preferences in the menu. You should see on the right a drop-down which allows you to change the key bindings.

Highly compatible with the current technologies

Mar 25, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Comments: It can be a great tool for implementing projects with different tech stack, large teams and large base code.

Pros: It provides remote work spaces on demand. It provides really stable infrastructure and compatible with the latest technologies in both web back end and front end, Java and Javascript's NodeJS. It help me take my coding work spaces to anywhere on the globe and still be able to work

Cons: Due to the utility of the IDE it can feel a bit cluttered on a small screen. Sometimes it can load slowly, it needs more tutorials and guides to use it. It can be hard to start with, configuration settings and features can be messed up sometimes.

brief overview

Apr 03, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: Hello, I must admit I haven't been using codenvy for a long time - I'm just a newjoiner so far. However I love the idea of cloud IDE! And I love the design! dark, easy on eyes, contrast is great and all the colors are visible very well eventhough everything is dark. Also I haven't run into a cloud IDE that has a running X server - that's something new (for me at least). However there still are a few things I'd like to be changed... First of all - logging in to the system. Username and password are passed via GET [or a very poorly secured POST] and both are visible in addressbar once the LogIn button is clicked. What is that??? Comon guys, it's just not right. What's the point of masking password in TextField if it can be seen in address bar? Also It's very annoying that virtual machine powers off after several minutes. If I'm writing an application I need to relaunch my code quite often and these poweroffs are really frustrating. Apart from that the IDE looks really smooth even on my 10'' notebook - there's enough space to see everything. Also I love that it supports multiple languages and even databases. It's really nice to have everything in one place.

Vendor Response

by Codenvy on April 05, 2015

First of all, thank you for using Codenvy. We are going to be addressing the short timeout for runners in our 3.9 release due in late April. On the password concern could you please email me an example screenshot of this as I am unable to reproduce what you're seeing and we take security very seriously. You can reach me at bmicklea@codenvy.com.

One of the best online developer environment

Dec 10, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The fact that I am able to create my own programming language platforms and utilize them is great. especially for being a recent college graduate who taking the time to learn and test out different programming languages. It helps that you are able to use this without actually having to download software onto your PC.

Cons: I couldn't find online quick start guide and I had to figure it out how to setup and run the project. It lags sometimes.

Solid cloud IDE

Aug 13, 2015
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I've used multiple cloud IDE platforms hoping to find one that stands out. Among the top I've used are Nitrous.io, Cloud9, Codeanywhere, and Codenvy. Each of these feel very similar, but differ slightly in some of the features and options available. Here's my run down of some of the pros and cons of Codenvy:

Pros:

- Generous FREE account allowing unlimited projects, workspaces and containers with modest memory

- Git and subversion one-click menu options are a nice touch that the other IDEs don't offer

- Seems to be slightly more responsive and quicker in the creation and loading of workspace environments

- great integration with Docker containers and deployment options

Cons:

- The UI could benefit from a more user-friendly design and layout option. Currently it feels sort of cluttered and hard to navigate as may of the components are very narrow or crunched together.

- Would like to see some ability to change the IDE theme

- Still don't see FTP support

- Database connections must be external (some other providers offer hosted DBs in the workspace)

- Would like to have more text/code editor features and functions built into the IDE

- Uncertain Postgres support

Overall I think it's a great IDE and I see some indication that some of these caveats will be addressed down the road (It appears they already have a theme option built in but not active). Postgres support also seems to be a work in progress. Would recommend along with Cloud9 and Nitrous as the top providers.

Codenvy has helped me teach my younger autistic brother to code!

Apr 09, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I've been coding for years now, i learnt the hard way (through books, practice and collaboration with friends) I program almost all days and seriously enjoy it. My younger brother who happens to be autistic asked me to teach him coding as they briefly covered it in school and he was interested in it. So we set him up an account which we both could access and we shared an project. What i love about codenvy is the cloud element. Me and my brother could both work on a project together, and it made it easier for both me and him for me to track his progress. Without such a fully featured cloud IDE it would have been difficult for me to teach him, as he does not have a good enough computer to run programs such as visual studio or eclipse. And because of codenvys hard work he can now write some lines of PHP without any input from me.

We did come across some problems. The main one being connection problems, i was able to run fine with fiber optic line but my brother would seem to disconnect randomly due to his slightly slower internet. Another problem we came across (only once) all our projects deleted, we only had about 7 but one day i logged on to track his progress and they were all gone. We have no idea what happened.

To conclude, i honestly feel this is the future, cloud based IDE's where anyone can collaborate and share ideas/work. It's layout (GUI) is simple, easy to grasp. And i would recommend anyone to take a look at codenvy. Especially if you travel a lot.

Cool Stuff...first Impressions

Mar 27, 2015
5/5
Overall

Comments: Just stumbled across code envy recently while looking at other cloud dev alternatives. The whole process for signing up for a free tier account (512 MB) and getting something up and running couldn't have taken more than 10 or 15 minutes. As a new user, I am still playing around with it a bit but it has some great possibilities for running multiple dev environments without having to get all the pre reqs installed and configured on my own machine.

Pros: From my perspective there are a number of things that I like: - Easy of setup - Pretty nice code editor - Anywhere access - Ability to have multiple environments - Multiple language support - Git support

Cons: Since I am new to Docker, I would love to be able to get my hands into some advanced config options. Additional web development language support (other than PHP) would be nice to see.

Vendor Response

by Codenvy on March 31, 2015

Thank you for the review - we are in the process of revamping how custom environments are handled and over the coming months you will see changes to make these even simpler to manage.

For the web development language support we currently support many different languages including Javascript, Python and others. You can see a full list by creating a new project and scrolling down the list to the "samples" area.

If there are still issues please contact us on our forum: https://codenvy.com/technical-support

Thanks,
Brad

Next step in development

Mar 30, 2015
5/5
Overall

Comments: This is a great product that is almost there. We have started using it for little open source products. Its pretty easy to have one dev setup the project, and the others just clone the codenvy project. We are up and running in no time. I love that it is using Docker, and that you can provide your own docker run scripts.

Pros: * Fast from 0 to up and running * Nice angular'ish interface that is quite responsive * Works on mobile enough to run your app * Integrates pretty well with GitHub * Many different types of projects supported (java, go, etc...) * Tech Support is great. I had 2 tickets answered w/in 24 hours. * Works well * Autocomplete is decent

Cons: * Sometimes you get into a weird state with old sessions * No code search that I found, but I think they are working on this feature * 10 minute timeout can be annoying but sometimes its nice. Setting? * I wish i could just sign up for the $1/month service w/o contacting sales

Vendor Response

by Codenvy on March 31, 2015

Thank you for the thoughtful and detailed review. We can confirm that we are working on a number of improvements to the product (we release >3x per month). We are also going to be changing our purchasing model so that it's completely automated and doesn't require speaking to Sales - this should be coming in several weeks.

Thanks for being a customer!
Brad

Best online IDE for server application developers

Jul 13, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Let me start with the pros and cons of this product.

Pros:

1. Excellent IDE to develop server-side apps with Java, Spring, Python, Ruby, or PHP.

2. Multiple easy-to-use platform integrations with Amazon Elastic Beanstalk, AppFog, CloudBees, Cloud Foundry, Google App Engine, Heroku and OpenShift. So, you do not need to worry about integrating with your preferred platform.

3. The basic version is free to use with 512 MB of RAM and unlimited workspaces, free and public projects.

4. Developers can create temporary IDE workspaces with full code, build, test, deploy, and collaboration functionality. You can even share it with others using a URL.

5. Its secure browser-based editor supports multi-cursor, syntax highlighting, code completion, refactoring and lots more. You can even use it to edit, build, run and debug projects. It even has multi-cursor support. Moreover, the layout is extremely similar to Eclipse. So developers won't have problems adopting to it.

6. Codenvy supports all Git commands through UI and Codenvy CLI.

Cons:

1. A first time user does not need to know all of the tools. He needs to look at a sample project to understand the layout.

2. Drag and drop isn't supported.

3. Two-factor authentication isn't supported.

4. Lacks Mercurial support. Currently the Codenvy supports Git and SVN Version Control Systems.

5. Poor support for PHP. The syntax isn't highlighted and there isn't even a debugger for PHP.

Powerful and robust open source coding system.

Jul 06, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The application supports quite a lot of languages. The application is simple to use. Very affordable tool, quick and responsive customer service. Offers a cloud based coding system, is open source. Offers eclipse plug ins, php applications are easily run. The starter templates, Google apps engine improves the effectiveness. You can easily check up projects on any operating system without any installations. Remote workplaces are provided. Tutorials to use source code and for debugging are provided, automation codes can be easily created. Configuration of the environment is not required. It helps large groups and teams, the platform is easy to use.

Cons: Local storage is not supported. Security features could be improved. You can't use keyboard shortcuts in this application. You can find information cluttered while you use the application. More tutorials could be provided.

Legit Product - Impressed

Jul 12, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: pros:

- you can upload your own folders/files which is a big advantage over plunkr and jsfiddle and is the sole reason I discovered it

- it loads the html in a different browser tab which makes it easy to find and debug the javascript source files via the browser dev tools

- it is simply legit, I want to develop an app half as sophisticated as it. It feels like a native software application but it is really a website

- awesome ui

- it is fast once it gets up and running, doesn't slow down your whole computer like visual studio or other resource-intensive IDEs

- it saves all your projects automatically in the cloud accessible from anywhere

- git integration is a plus

- spins up virtual machine of your choosing on the fly, sweet stuff!!

cons:

- sometimes it takes a minute to spin up the virtual machine and start running it

- it needs just a simple js mode, a couple times i ran into build/run issues because i was trying to just mock up something simple real quick and it wouldn't run because i didn't have a package.json file. it could just be user error by not selecting the correct environment; but if that is the case, maybe it could recommend running in that environment when that build error occurs in the future

- unable to find detailed price overview page before purchasing

- doesn't support c# :/

overall great product, I'm happy to pay for codenvy's services and ever since my first usage--i am a big fan!!

Great workspace for developers

Jul 10, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I dont want to talk about ambitions of Codenvy. Their growth rates speak for themselves. The developers have done a very high quality product. It contains a lot of interesting solutions. Such as code refactoring, multi mode and invitations. And if you have an account in Google, the registration may take a few minutes. But if you do not wish to use a Google account, the registration of this does not become complicated, and will remain the same simple. Codenvy supports a large number of languages ¿¿- Java, Java Script, PHP, Python, Ruby, HTML, and CSS. And their number is constantly increasing. As far as I know, the Codenvy editor was originally made for Java, so it would be desirable for other languages ¿¿to see the editor of the same excellent functionality. Before deploying the application, users are able to collect and publish the project, run it on a local server Codenvy or run the application in debug mode. And it's all in the cloud! Also Codenvy uses Git as a version control system that will appeal to most developers. Already available the invitation to people your virtual workplace (import Google contacts or address an invitation), as well as an invitation to GitHub collaborators. Now you can use Codenvy absolutely free. I also want to add, it would be nice if there was support for the russian language to the russian-speaking community has been able to use the service without problems.

Coolest Cloud IDE

Dec 10, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I personally like to have my workspace in the cloud and accessible anywhere. GitHub integration is pretty cool. Ability to use git commands in the workspace is amazing. Pretty close to the user experience I have in my local IDE.

Cons: Lack of keyboard shortcuts. Lacks drag and drop support Could also provide SSH, FTP kind of access which is crucial for many projects.

Amazing tool

Dec 10, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I have been using codenvy for my last project and it really rocks. It helps you to work everywhere you are making easy to develop your app. It's easy to use and I have founded nice examples that make it even easier to understand how it works. Recently they have made some many changes that makes it even better.

Cons: Due to the utility of the IDE it can feel a bit cluttered on a small screen. I recommend using a larger monitor or a second screen if you plan on using a laptop.

New CS Student testing the waters

Apr 21, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Codenvy is an exceptional tool and a must for programmers.

It's intuitive, easy to use, and allows for multiple features that are extremely handy and useful.

Pros; So far, Codenvy has allowed me to finish my homework assignments in Java and other languages, and it also helps me practice & learn a little bit of SQL. The website has an easy share function that allows me to share all my code to my tutors and friends, and I can fix and debug simultaneously with ease. It's extremely convenient, with a very attractive UI. I can log into the website from anywhere, on any computer. I've used it while I was at the airport to kill some time and add some ideas that popped into my head at the time. Extremely useful compared to many other websites, in which I still can't put my head around. Got used to this UI in less than a few hours even as a beginner.

It's my playground that I use to experiment and learn with. Plus, it's free.

Cons: Issues are minimal, but there is a slight learning curve as with most of these types of websites. Beginners beware, but stay at it because it's definitely worth learning. Not very useful on poor internet connections. Was not able to get good results within fast times while trying to code at the airport. Not a big deal, but an offline mode would be great.

Great light weight option for cloud IDE, building, and live testing

Mar 23, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: Starting to play with it at work and am now using it for some of my small/medium projects. It's very easy to load code in and start going right away. I am using it to deploy java webapps to a tomcat container. Codenvy allows you to actually deploy a tomcat instance in a docker container for free. Setup takes about 10 minutes, and after that you're ready to go. The docker instance only lives for about 10 minutes. I've found this to be sufficient when testing features. The cloud IDE is really fast for what it is, but possibly isn't quite as snappy as a high-end development machine. I tried using it with a giant work project, and wasn't able to make it work.

Pros: Quick supports multiple languages supports quick on line testing easy to use

Cons: docker instance only live 10 minutes for free version Giant projects don't quite work.

Vendor Response

by Codenvy on March 24, 2015

Thank you very much for your thorough review - we would love an opportunity to work with you on getting your work project running in Codenvy - please post some details on our Google Group:

https://groups.google.com/a/codenvy.com/forum/#!forum/codenvy

We will be moving to a new pricing model that will remove the 10 minute running timeout for free projects in April 2015.

Thanks,
Brad

Review of Codenvy

Dec 10, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is very easy to use and user friendly. Java support. PaaS Deployment. Fully functional SQL editor. Datasource with support for Google Cloud and AWS.

Cons: Project tutorials are Kind of hard to follow. It is hard to know how to get to the next step in the tutorial.

Tried it, liked it (in a limited scope)

Dec 31, 2015
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Pros:

-Pretty dynamic ability to setup a project and instantly share a common environment within a team

-UI is slick looking and runs smoothly in Chrome without having to jump through a bunch of hoops

-The overall concept of a browser IDE backed by cloud environment is great and steps up devops to the next level

Cons:

-Hotkeys and general code navigability lacks when compared to Eclipse or IDEA

-Projects that aren't built with the platform have some hiccups in getting started

My specific scenario was trying to setup an environment where I could collaborate on the Hadoop open source project across all of my devices more easily. I setup a quick project from scratch to see how it would go and it was pretty nice. I could link up with github and setup a build environment in about 30 minutes without much trouble. When I moved onto trying to integrate with the Hadoop project, I ran into issues getting JUnit tests to run individually and the aforementioned problem of bouncing around class definitions through hotkeys I'm used to in Eclipse or IDEA just wasn't there (at least not obviously there). Overall, I think the product has promise, but it's still not ready for primetime as my main IDE of choice.

Codenvy Rocks - Great for Mobile Teams

May 27, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Many moons ago I went to school to be a Computer Programmer Analyst. My Major was C++ with a minor in SQL and Java.

Currently my career path has taken me to become a System Administrator. I've been looking to get back into programming as I do some HTML5/CSS stuff on the side.

My personal company, I want to use more of a cloud based setup. I am considering purchasing Chromebooks as equipment and since the main framework we plan on using is Elm, I needed an environment that would support that. Enter Codenvy.

First off, it supports a ton of languages right off the hop. Even if I didn't want to use a framework, it has enough language support to get any project off the ground. The team based options are perfect and the support for adding frameworks like Elm are easy to follow.

I like how easy it is to create/import projects. You can import from GIT Repos, GITHUB, ZIP, or configuration files. Then you can export them back to the same sources. You can deploy the application from the IDE, you can even test/debug right from within the IDE.

I haven't spent a ton of time with it, but based on what I have, it's an amazing service that I hope does not go away anytime soon.

Must know tool for every programmer

May 28, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: My first lookout for software was to find a environment for my students which I can refere to them for coding without the hassle of configuration. I came across codenvy for the reason and got hooked with features. There is rarely anything that you cannot code using Codenvy; only con for me is the Android Tablet App which has caused be give a star less.

Pros: Full fledge IDE in a browser! Debugging available Can develop android apps in browser Git included Already is compatible with docker to give custom stack or import present working stack as is Also has a on Premise Option Direct deployment to Google App Engine(Huge Pro for me)

Cons: Earlier it had a con which was preparing workspace literally took minutes but with new update I find it has overcomed it. Another con is I have been waiting from a long time for codenvy to roll out a android app compatible with tablets atleast. I might be wrong with this another con but I didnt find core Java coding libraries

a perfect cloud ide

Dec 07, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: codenvy's Workspaces can sync a desktop IDE. codenvy's Workspaces can be shared within teams or with external users the most feature a like about codeenvy. codenvy can Work offline git support in one click

Cons: database connecion needs more options no FTP support need more text editor features team share notes

The closest thing to a real Java IDE in the Cloud, but not ready for production

May 21, 2015
3/5
Overall

Comments: I've been looking forward to an online Java IDE since the announcement of Eclipse Orion (which support only Javascript for now) and was excited to try Codenvy. It looks promising, but it's clearly not ready for production work. From my shot experience with it, it seems like it has all the basic features for prototyping of a new simple project. But it does require some more polishing before it can be used on a real-size project. I think I'll use it mainly for playing around with Docker.

Pros: Java support and syntax highlighting Docker and maven integration! Familiar IDE layout, similar to Eclipse/IntelliJ Integration with Git cloud repositories like BitBucket and Github (among others) Fair choice of Java application servers (Jetty, Tomcat, JBoss, Glassfish) for deployment

Cons: No support for refactoring No way to search through whole project Limited keyboard shortcuts Limited number of maven archetypes available Cannot run single Junit tests Buggy code editor

A little attempt on Codenvy

Jun 05, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: A useful tool. Can run different projects without installing working environment. It is essential when you come across a brilliant idea but with no compiler around. You may just use any PC avalible, log in your account and see if your idea works. It is also very convenient when learning a language and try to do a experiment on some points.

Pros: Convenient. Very convenient. You won't be afraid of missing a brilliant idea. It is also provide varied environment for different languages.

Cons: It is not very user-friendly for Chinese users. The internet connection is so slow that we have to wait too long to get a respond. Suggest that it can add a server in China, or nearby, for a unblocked interactive. It also made me confused when specifying extensions, ie, .cc for C files. It can't run successfully without a correct extension. Maybe the extension can be specified automatically when creating a project or a source code file.

First of all, I love the support with Codenvy. It really seems like it's always updating, coming up

May 12, 2016
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: First of all, I love the support with Codenvy. It really seems like it's always updating, coming up with something new. It supports all kinds of programming languages so that it's possible to program from anywhere, anytime you need it. It's really hard to believe that this is a web application. It seems as though this could be a full blown desktop IDE. But that's the thing, it's all cloud based!

I absolutely love the support for Java and Docker. It makes mostly anything that can be run on Linux machines be able to run on browsers. Truly amazing stuff.

The design of Codenvy looks gorgeous and is really easy to navigate around. All your workspaces and projects are all at the tip of your fingertips (and the cloud, I guess).

I honestly think that programming in general should be leaning more towards being cloud based. Every day, we are getting closer and closer to having a full-blown desktop experience in our browsers and on the cloud. This also means I can finally have a good IDE on Chrome OS since it's purely a browser based system.

Configure once, use everywhere.

Mar 18, 2015
5/5
Overall

Comments: Codenvy is a fantastic application, where you can create a skeleton and configure workspace for most common/modern projects using browser, and user it everywhere. I'm using it for my private projects and it's perfect solution if you are using multiple computers. All you need to do is to open a browser and that's it.

Pros: -) Possibility of leaving a running application with external access is a great feature. You can pass through the URL with your work to get some feedback from the team. -) Utilization of docker is really powerful - flexibility -) Really easy to set up

Cons: -) lack of possibility to configure custom short cuts. I heavily use eclipse and have my own keys combination that really speeds up my work. It would be a great feature in codenvy to see such an option. -) you really need to by some more RAM if you consider codenvy for multiple projects, for personal use it might be enough

Yay for small, nay for enterprise.

May 26, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: I'm using Codenvy for developing ongoing personal apps, when not in my main development station. While it's really complete and effectively comfortable, it has it's limitations. The first that really struck me, is that you don't have search/replace. Other keyboard shortcuts are either obscure, or inexistent. For small projects, it's totally recommendable, but it may not be a great option for enterprise-grade projects.

Pros: Varied language support. Visually awesome IDE. Fast, dynamic and comfortable, even if it's a web app. Runs on Docker, and Docker always improves everything. You can use default Dockerfiles, or just create your own. Many features and support for CVS and DBs.

Cons: No Scala, no specialized langs like Octave. Cannot customize all colors in the IDE theme (blue over black in Python? No no). It only has templates for web-related files (HTML, CSS, JS, etc). No search/replace!?

TDB Review

May 18, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: I've only just started using the app so I really can't give a real comprehensive review. At this point I'm very impressed as it seems to have nearly every feature/functionality that a desktop app.

Pros: Love the built in dependencies (Angular/Gulp/Node, etc.) UI is laid out very well. Standard spots for usual Web Dev environments/browsers Amazed that you provide Terminal that seems to have root access.

Cons: I really can't bang on the app. I know this is what you're really looking for - honest, valid insight into your users' thoughts/feelings/wants/needs. Unfortunately I'm a junior developer and this tool is way above my skill level. With that said, I promise to return and provide relevant feedback and thoughts as they come along. It's the least I could do for company that has developed and provides such a great SAAS. Best, -TDB

IDE with a difference.

May 21, 2015
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I first registered for Codenvy when it was in its early stages of Beta and a spin-off of the eXo Platform.

It had first of its kind Java Application development platform. I did not do much on it then, but during October 2014, when I revisited the IDE, it was a complete makeover.

I had been using IDE for quite some time (few worth mentioning are Cloud9, Codio, Koding), but Codenvy was different. I will not speak technical stuff, as it is quite a relative thing to mention. I will only notify everybody about the ease and smoothness within the IDE. Most of the IDE were clunky and I do not blame them. They were early adopters of market, but Codenvy is without any clutter. The terminal and the keyboard works the way as if you are working on local.

I will not talk about Github integration and other open source capabilities within the Codenvy instance, rather I focus on a good UI and the efficiency of doing stuff.

Will recommend to all novice and ninja developers.

Learn -> innovate -> inspire.

Limited support on the largest web browser

Apr 02, 2015
2/5
Overall

Comments: A few months ago I were looking for a cloud ide competitor to Visual Studio to allow me to code while I'm away from my PC on my Surface 2 as it only packs a ARM cpu (and Visual Studio is compiled for x86-x64). After a while I found this codenvy which not only looks great but also is/were loved by many developers around the globe just to get a popup telling me my web browser isn't supported.

Pros: When you actually have a webbrowser that supports the website it works great, but there's really no point to it then as you might aswell install Visual Studio then. Also, they got a free plan; so there's that.

Cons: Doesn't support Internet Explorer 11 and lower.

Vendor Response

by Codenvy on April 02, 2015

Hi Filiph, you're correct - unfortunately we don't support Microsoft Internet Explorer at this time, but in our testing it has (largely) worked. Since we are based on Eclipse Che we would welcome the community's help with certifying Eclipse Che on Internet Explorer.

Harnessing the power of the cloud

Aug 12, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
2 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: When my macbook died, i was looking for more cost effective options. As per Moors law, the processing speeds/memory should increase and cost should decrease but i had always ended up paying more. This is when i was introduced to Chromebook and Codenvy. For a freelancer like me codenvy is the best approach to complete my POCs and have them ready for implementation. I am able to validate my architecture and designs quickly with the help of existing templates built into the system. This is an excellent replacement of my desktop environment. GITHHUB and SVN integration are excellent

It provides an excellent opportunity to start work anywhere without being tied to a machine or infra

Now the gripe part, i gave low customer service score because i found it hard to configure a runner. It is a simple activity but the documentation was inadequate. Further i think some standard technology products are missing maybe because there may be some negotiations needed with the product vendors

Codenvy a container of VM's

Apr 17, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: Codenvy provides a container-based development environment whose goal is to remove the need for developers to configure or maintain local or VM-based developer environments for their projects. Primary elements of the developer environment include: An IDE (integrated development environment) Source-code manager integration Build environments (for a compiled language) Debugging tools Docker-based, user-controlled containers for running projects.

Pros: pros: 1.On-demand, instant-access, real-time collaborative IDEs 2.Easy setup 3.Powerful editor 4.Git support 5.Can provide a custom runtime environment

Cons: cons: 1.No PHP syntax highlighting 2.No SSH, FTP mode 3.Lacks Mercurial & SVN support 4.No custom keyboard shortcuts 5.No IE support

Confusing at first, but certainly rewarding

Sep 23, 2015
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: As a student, I'm fairly new to coding and programming. I taught myself HTML in the past, but this year I started taking a class in Java. My school issues chromebooks to every student, which are useful for taking notes and collaborating with other students, but I was ultimately stuck when I found that the other IDEs I had been using on my personal computer were not available for Chrome OS. So I did some search and I stumbled upon a few solutions, including Codenvy and Cloud9. I struggled to get accustomed to Cloud9 for a week or two before a student in my class recommended Codenvy to me. He taught me how to use it and how to build and run programs we had been creating in class, and since then, I've been using Codenvy, and have considered it as a replacement for my go-to IDE on my personal computer as well.

Codenvy is different from IDEs because it makes programming more simple. Codenvy makes your programs more accessible not only to you, but to others as well.

Impressively smooth transition from desktop to a cloud IDE (java/maven project in git)

Feb 27, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I was initially skeptical. How good could it be? So I setup a free account, imported my private git repo from bitbucket, a Java/Maven project and it just built... first time I tried it. Impressive.

I thought my database requirements for testing would surely fail, so i looked into setting it up and I was pleasantly surprised to find that codenvy uses docker, and even has pre-configured scripts for databases including postgresql.

It even had a VIM keyboard setup for the editor.

It's not perfect - I had trouble navigating the GIT menus within the tool. Pulling/pushing were fine, but reverting uncommitted changes isn't intuitive (in fact, i haven't tried the solution suggested in the forums yet).

Pricing for small accounts it's clear. Free gives you limited (but fair) VM resources, while the next step up (premium) apparently provides better resources and access but details are hidden behind the dreaded "contact sales" form.

Overall, it's impressive.

Useful web app for developing in the cloud!

May 12, 2016
3/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: As a chrome book user, I searched far and wide for a cloud based IDE to use in my dev projects. Codenvy works well and it's affordable. Their free plan is perfect for students or hobby coders like me.

PROS:

I love that I can connect up my Git account. It makes for a fast set up with all my files ready and available.

This might seem silly, but the loading animations and general UI design is really awesome! Love the design.

The actual IDE is really well organized and provides all the tools you need for whichever type of project that your working on.

Speaking of types of projects-Codeenvy supports everything from Ruby on Rails to C++.

CONS:

With both the site and the IDE, there isn't really a how-to or sandbox learning mode - or at least it isn't obvious if there is.

Sometimes the graphics get a little glitchy - the logo was missing from the site this afternoon showing a file-not-found default..... yikes that's embarrassing.

An online IDE with potential-- but not quite there.

Aug 13, 2015
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I started using codenvy while I was looking for a Online IDE solution that would work across my devices as I'm not always using the same device in my work. My internet speeds are not always the greatest either. So that was also a big factor in which ones I choose (Cloud9, Koding, Codenvy, and a few others). All in all I decided to use Cloud9 for my work but Codenvy came pretty close. I personally like;

* Caching the ide client-- improved loading speed & slow connection issues

* Speed in creation of workspaces

* Fast client

* 4GB workstation RAM is free

However a few things also stopped me from using it, these mainly were;

* Hard to use interface (learning curve)

* No colour customization for the idea appearance

* Strict knowledge of docker (easy for me, but not easy for anyone else I work with)

All-in-all I think it has a ton of potential and I would recommend looking into codenvy before you decide on other Online IDE solutions!

Beyond a Cloud IDE

Jun 24, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Cloud base so you can access anywhere

Project runs in a container remotely so you can use a cheap chromebook to access the GUI.

Best for open source projects since you don't really have locally your code.

No overhead locally.

Customs configurations for runners.

Lot of tools: Console, Terminal, git and data source integration.

profiles configurations.

learning curve really short if you are familiar with eclipse or sublime text

Cons: Don't know where really is your project, It is safe?

Overall: The GUI is fantastic I have a great experience feeling that you are in a native installation without have to configure a thing, also since it runs in the cloud there is no overhead locally meaning that you don't need run the project in a virtual machine or container locally, lot of tools for debugging, git and datasource integration.

Recommendations to other buyers: When running, have to watch the 1GB that you have available so you project do not consume it. probably the pay version offers and upgrade for this.

As primary code editor using at home

Jun 07, 2017
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: can use in web browser. can respond quickly/not slow. that is good.

support various programming languages.

Can share work with others

can publish work as stack

Cons: it would be great if it works with local storage.

need improvement to editors,

1. more auto complete, for example, editing pom.xml of mavin file.

2. didn't see auto complete for java when I use it for java.

3. didn't see customization for project setup when I created java program. I don't like to have my package packed as che.examples as always.

A new hobbyist finds learning curve of dockerfile too steep

Jun 05, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: I'm a fairly new hobbyist who knows the basics of many languages but hasn't invested time to get beyond beginner yet. I've recently tested many cloud ide's to find a solution that. . . Runs django python Deploys to a autoscaling cloud server that is free for low usage Is free itself This app was the most robust powerful app I tried. However the Dockerfile language would of taken considerable effort for a beginner to get working. It fit my bill but a competitor did too and while not being as robust was easier to setup. Cloud nine is what I decided to use in the end.

Pros: Robust Powerful Adaptable

Cons: Complicated for a beginner to get simple app working

Vendor Response

by Codenvy on August 26, 2015

We're sorry to hear that you found the Dockerfile too complex. We're going to be making changes in an upcoming version that will limit the number of times developers will need to change the Dockerfile (we can't do very much to make Dockerfiles themselves simpler).

Lovely Interface

Apr 07, 2015
5/5
Overall

Comments: The ease with which I am able to create and run apps has been really cool. I especially love how the running app is hosted elsewhere, so it's just like real life. That really helps with troubleshooting and learning. Cloud based IDE's is where the IDE world is heading. Codenvy does a good job with its cloud service. It's standardized, so I can use it wherever I go. However, it does occasionally time out, and it is a little slower than the standard IDE that I am used to working with, but it's not terrible, especially for the pro's that it offers. I will definitely continue to use this, and hopefully some of the cons slowly start to fade away to make this one of the better IDE's on the market.

Pros: - Github integration - Nice Debugging Tools - Very smooth - Lovely Interface

Cons: - Time outs - Little slower. Not too much. But comparing other IDE's, it feels like. Just a little

A Clouding Platform of the future

Apr 14, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Codenvy is an amazing program that supports "Cloud Computing". That means, you do not have to setup your own computer and a server in order to do some computational work. Absolutely no tedious work that one can spend hours doing. The best part of this service is that you have an ability to use it for FREE! That means that you have no reason to not use this application. Codenvy is very similar to Cloud 9 in the features it provides. However, Codenvy for me tends to be faster. Codenvy also states that it supports unlimited virtual processors utilizing "parallel processing", however, I have yet to test this feature. Codenvy comes with few prebuilt scripts that accelerate the development to new heights. Did I mention that the scripts get regularly updated to latest version...no maintenance of scripts. The only thing that I would change is an ability to customize the colors of IDEs and text and add support for Tablets.

A Cloud that's worth the effort

Sep 17, 2015
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I'm a cloud newbie. I've used the platform for about 15 hours. Here's my first thoughts.

Ease of Use - 3/5 - The platform is clearly for more advanced developers that confident newbies than myself. The welcome tutorial and guide is reassuring and easy to follow. There's access to some ok resources such as tutorials, projects and samples. That help narrow the gap.

Customer Service - 5/5 There's clear links, easy to find contact pages, and great email support. I've found all my questions answered within about 24 hours.

There's also a great developer community across the web that makes it useful for casual support.

Overall 4/5 - It's missing the ease of use that I would expect as a newbie, but I appreciate that's fully tooled for advanced users and below. So as long as your willing to have a go, make mistakes, and learn, then I believe Codenvy is for you!

Couldn't have asked for a better development environment

Apr 09, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I needed to develop a web application with a group of students for a class. Our professor recommended using Codenvy to develop it, which turned out to be a great suggestion. Codenvy was very easy to use, with a clear user interface that was easy to understand, coming from someone who didn't have any previous experience in web app development. There were some issues with the group chat, as we would occasionally be unable to chat with certain members. This hardly hindered us, however, as we often used HipChat or GroupMe for communication purposes. The bug tracking was difficult to understand at first, but as the semester progressed, it became easier and easier to work with.

tl;dr: Coming from a student with no previous web app development experience, Codenvy was easy to learn and easier to use, helping us develop an app that gave us a great grade. :)

Enterprise development environments without the hassle.

Apr 08, 2015
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: While Codenvy is excellent in its flexible development and deployment, I personally found a great use for it by using it to do homework assignments in Computer Science / Software Engineering classes. These classes often use server side languages for assignments and Codenvy makes it easy to complete these assignments by basically eliminating the need to setup your own server. It is also a bonus that all server parameters and frameworks and languages are all customizable. Finally, you also do not need an IDE installed on your computer as Codenvy is fully web based. You can work on the go from any computer.

I have not found too many flaws in Codenvy other than it can be a little complicated to use for users who are not on a higher level of technical ability. However this is not a flaw, because the technical people are who it was designed for.

Easy to use ANYWHERE!

Mar 21, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I haven't been coding for a very long time. It took me a while to feel comfortable with Codenvy over more traditional IDEs. After some adjusting, I have learned to love it. The ability to use it cross platform, on-the-fly via the Chrome Browser has become a Godsend. I've been able to walk people through some of the parts that it would take me 5x longer if going through a traditional IDE. The fact that it's the same everywhere is amazing. I can tell someone on a PC to click somewhere and it will be the same on my Mac.

I will say that it's not perfect. It can sometimes lag, or sometimes give me an error here or there, but at least it works. When I first started to code, I tried to set up the same things on my Eclipse IDE and it took forever, and got all sorts of errors. On codenvy, they made it easy and nearly flawless. I've even tried other

Almost Amazing

Jan 30, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: In general I love the idea of a cloud based IDE & CodeEnvy is certainly one of the best that I have found. I especially love the ease of setup, integration with git, & ease of creating docker images / 1 click deployments to various PaaS. I can really see how the leveraging CodeEnvy gets me back to development & away from all the infrastructure tasks as it just automates away setup & provisioning.

All of the above being said, I disliked the IDE. Things like setting debugging breakpoints, searching through a project, & automated syntax checking in Python were just not there. I found it great for some quick changes, but if wanted to work on a larger project I'd want those features.

Interestingly, I find myself compelled to code on my PC & then leverage CodeEnvy for all the deployment / packaging related events

Codenvy Rocks!

Jun 24, 2016
5/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is very stable. Customer support is great. I like that the free version has an hour meter, but isn't limiting in any other way.

Cons: The GUI was a bit overwhelming at first, but that is just because there are so many features they have packed in.

Overall: I've just started using codenvy and like how stable it is. I've switched over from another cloud IDE solution that wasn't as stable.

Recommendations to other buyers: I'd recommend this platform to others. It's the most stable and feature packed of any cloud platforms I've tried.

Promising technology...

Apr 21, 2015
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I have been searching all over the internet for a cloud based IDE for Android development and came across codenvy. I was so thrilled as I wanted to build Android applications and wanted to keep my code synced when I am working from home or at office. I was having trouble bypassing my office proxy restrictions for using Android Studio for the development. I was relieved to see that Codeenvy was able to load the initial screen, but as soon as I clicked create project, my hopes died, because apparently Websockets is also blocked in my organization.The prospect of having a web based IDE is really great, I hope I can use Codenvy to its full potential very soon.

If only, they can provide some alternates for Websockets or have ways to work over the proxy restrictions, it will be used by millions, I am sure.

I have tried out

Bitter sweet IDE

Apr 29, 2016
3/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Pros - Cloud based IDE allows me to perform and access work when away from the office. Starting up and writing code seems straight forward. Not using your own machine to store instances is also a plus.

Cons - Even though getting up and running was fairly easy, two of the biggest issues I was dealing with was; executing the code and tutorials. It seems that oftentimes I try to execute some of the codes, I run into issues so naturally the best place to seek help would be the tutorial. However, thats not the case. The tutorials seem incomplete and vague. I spent a majority of time searching externally for assistance. Even though I strongly believe that with a little polishing and refined tutorials this IDE can become better, but for now I am going to stick with workstation development.

Good IDE but needs a lot of improvement

May 14, 2015
3/5
Overall

Comments: I have not used this IDE much but I really love the idea of a cloud based development environment. I am a Java developer working on e-commerce products. I was hoping to move the development of some smaller modules in the application I am working on to the cloud. But I have to admit I am not so impressed.

Pros: 1. User interface is really cool 2. Excellent support for several programming languages 3. Supports multiple Java application servers 4. SVN and Git integration

Cons: 1. Connection gets timed out when trying to access the runner's URL 2. I do not find any option to search or find/replace in files. 3. Support for refactoring code would be a good option. 4. No support for PMD or Checkstyle.

Quick, Easy, Simply Amazing

Apr 08, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Pros:

Easy to start - There're a lot of project templates and Hello World samples to start with , and getting started instructions for getting-started-guided-tour template.

Easy to deploy and run

Integration with Git

Clear UI and instructions

Various functions: Datasource, db backend, build & run, git, share with clone, etc.

Sharing allows you to collaborate with others

Cons:

The theme is too dark (in my opinion), adding some themes of lighter colors would be great

The text is a little bit hard to read (just a little bit)

The windows is sometimes a little bit laggy

Overally, it is an amazing tool to let developers code anywhere with Internet access, and it allows you to collaborate with others with its own function and git integration. The UI and functionality is simple but great.

Amazing to start with

Apr 23, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: My father introduced me to the coding world of HTML when i was 6, however he had no such background. For a year or two, I had to do everything myself. Then CODENVY.

Best thing of it is that it supports various languages, actually a heaven for developers over Cloud. Next is it's UI, quickly changed your file, language. The help from experts and coworkers boost your work knowledge and you get a little help.

But

The thing I couldn't find was Android Support means I found out hard to use it on my Tablet.

The next thing was the problem in typing codes through my pc. I typed but it didnt respond I checked the same on MSWord keyboard was working. But this got resolved in few days

One of the best coding environments for free( most) to start with and complete projects. Everyone should give it a try.

Used as part of a workshop

Oct 11, 2015
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: My experience with Codenvy was as part of a beginner's workshop on HTML & Bootstrap. To be honest, I think my experience may have been better with a different instructor. The interface seems easy to use, but our instructor gave very few details about Codenvy. At one point, the file structure of the sample project seemed to duplicate itself, resulting in an incomprehensible maze of duplicate folders. Simply exiting the project and re-opening it solved the problem. The instructor said it was a bug in Codenvy. It seemed to handle straight HTML with no problem, though, and the instructor was unclear on many things, so I'm hesitant to blame the workspace. I'd like to use it some more in a different environment. Most of the interface seemed intuitive and fairly straightforward.

Great Online IDE

Apr 09, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I have tried numerous online IDE's as an alternative to hard copies.

Java is clearly one of its strengths. Working in Codenvy IDE is not much different from using Eclipse. Most of the features are similar, and the code highlighting and editorial support are good. When I first started making subtle mistakes with my code (on purpose, of course, in the name of science), the browser didn't react. Then about five seconds later, the mistake was highlighted and flagged. After watching the network traffic, I came to the conclusion that the editor was often phoning home with big JSON packets full of code and waiting for instructions from the mothership before flagging my errors. The quality of the suggestions were great. Codenvy would even flag variables that were defined correctly but not used.

Codenvy: A Heaven For Web Developers

Apr 15, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I am searching such kind of IDE long long time in the web . Suddenly I find it in the Google . As a opensource user, I was very glad to know that it is open source project.

When I log into the site , I was totally shocked. OMG!!! what a nice IDE. It is very powerful Editor from my point of view and git support.

Another feature of Codenvy attracted me and that is its custom runtime environment. That's very unique thing.

Apart from that it has java support, root access which I think like developer most.

Though it has some good feature, Still i guess it has some bad things also. Drag and drop feature is not available in there . No SSH FTP mode. No keyboard shortcut as well .

I would suggest to it developers if they add those it would be more powerful than any other IDE.

Codenvy is the best ODP(Online Develoment Platform) I have ever used.

May 12, 2015
5/5
Overall

Comments: I am a student, and I likes Robotics, and Programming. I found this VERY useful when trying to write codes. I can even run the code online, and see what the result was. This is just an amazing platform, and I can't say or express how much I like it.

Pros: 1. Easy to use 2. Can RUN and debug app ONLINE! 3. Have syntax correction. 4. Be able to use a lot of programming language that is available. There is probably a lot more, but I just can't think of any right now.

Cons: 1. There is a time limit on how long the app can run for(So don't hope to get a free website hosting service) with the free plan(You are not even supposed to do that anyway for free.. :-)

Impressive cloud based IDE

Mar 18, 2015
5/5
Overall

Comments: I got hold of a Chromebook to try out the OS and to see if I could make use of it as a light laptop alternative for studying, refreshing my development skills and blogging. I thought I'd struggle to find an IDE I could use that would be even close to usable and I couldn't have been more wrong! CodeEnvy is really impressive, it has every project type I think I'll ever need and seems to work without a hitch. I can always go back to where I left it and with Git support I know I have my code and can track changes easily. Chromebook is a real option for a cheap development environment.. I'm pleasantly surprised.

Pros: Free option, huge support for development frameworks and languages, simple to set up and use.

Cons: Haven't found any yet.

Awesome

May 17, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I am a student, and I likes Robotics, and Programming. I found this VERY useful when trying to write codes. I can even run the code online, and see what the result was. This is just an amazing platform, and I can't say or express how much I like it

pros :-1)User interface is really cool 2. Excellent support for several programming languages 3. Supports multiple Java application servers 4. SVN and Git integration

2)Excellence Cloud IDE Good choice of features

3).On-demand, instant-access, real-time collaborative IDEs

4)Really easy to use and deploy projects.

cons 1)- Configuration of databases

2)As a new coder, it took me a bit to fully understand the platform. This being said, part of that may also be my lack of knowledge in this field.

Coolest cloud IDE I ever worked!

Apr 25, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I'm currently work as an engineer on WSO2 App Cloud. We integrated codenvy with our cloud platform and I must say codenvy added a huge value to our cloud platform.

Apart from that I personally use codenvy to play with my repos currently in GitHub with the use of its GitHub integration feature. Its pretty simple easy and cool!

Pros:

- I personally like to having my workspace in the cloud and accesible anywhere.

- GitHub integration is pretty cool. Ability to use git commands in the workspace +1.

- Pretty close to the user experience I have in my local IDE.

Cons:

- I prefer the dark UI to code. But some may prefer light UI.

- Lack of keyboard shortcuts.

- Better if we can have some more code generation options.

Great Online IDE so far..

Apr 01, 2015
5/5
Overall

Comments: I just give a try to create a rails app with this IDE. and it was a great experience, and the IDE itself, feel like I'm working on a native desktop environment application. I'm very happy to work with this system, also it help me to carrying coding workplace and the code wherever I go, because I use PC for my home computer and another PC for the office, so I need to sync up with my workspace, settings ..etc, thanks for the great product.

Pros: The app feels more native.. and it's more familiar with the desktop IDE programme. easy to use, and great built-in tool for the quick task.

Cons: I think the app need more performance improvements. Especially when loading the project workspace.

Good GUI drive Cloud Workspace

Sep 24, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Pros

Quick and easy setup

Docker

Free account allow enough to get started

GUI menus for everything so you can generally find what you're looking for

Good basic VIM keyboard shortcuts

Cons

Takes some time to find things when you first start

No terminal access

Git support is good but missing advanced git commands/flags

Overall I think this is a good contender. I've used Nitrous.io, Codeanywhere, Cloud9, and Koding. The ability to use Dockerfiles alone is a big bonus. And once over the learning curve, it was nice to have a GUI to get through some tasks. However if you're comfortable and frequently drop to cli, I think there's a bit more adjustment time. I'd recommend it if you use Docker or want to use Docker.

Great for convenience but doesn't all quite gel somehow.

Nov 19, 2015
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Makes for a fantastic multi-language dev environment that you can rely on for projects that have infrequent bursts of activity: you don't need to worry about where you kept your working copy etc.

I loved the broad language support and the IDE is OK (some kind of remote plugin for intellij would be better though). But there is something not-quite intuitive about the concepts used. I have to go read the docs any time I might need a different build structure. "Builder", "Runners", "Configs" all sound like it should be obvious, but there's just something missing from the way they're managed.

I suspect if I had to use it regularly, it would all become second nature. But then I'd probably not rely on the UI so much.

An IDE in the cloud, sounds great!

Apr 15, 2015
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I tried the free account of Codenvy SaaS.

I found that the idea behind Codenvy was successful, coding everywhere without the needs of installing any software on my PC, just a browser and (obviously) an Internet connection.

The dashboard design, as well as the IDE itself, is very modern and clean, you can do everything with simplicity. The support for various programming languages and for some framework was great, too.

Maybe more frameworks support must be nedded (for me the most importants are Laravel for PHP coding, and maybe a support for creating new Grails project - it would be great if you introduce the support for Grails 3.0).

The overall rating was really great, I think in future this must be the way to develop.

Awesome tool for coding practice and some light app deployment

Aug 11, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: *Platform is incredibly easy to set up, and functionality is well thought and organized in a way that is ready for big projects

Cons: *Platform is a bit slow, I would suggest optimize it more *Add more integrations and features, like sync with code storage and maybe possibility to download work or fork it, so all can work independently.

Codenvy Review

May 12, 2016
3/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
1 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: So.. I was in need of a cloud IDE as my new job runs on Java 6, hence cannot setup Eclipse on local host. So i spent about 2 days trying various cloud based IDE's. Spent most of the time with codenvy was also most disappointed. First I thought it was the work pc with outdated browsers and what not, so I tried it at home on my brand new iMac. Same story, it just wouldn't do anything. I set up projects and that was the farthest I got with it in about 2 days. It kept saying starting, starting...... forever.

Also, include some good detailed videos on how to get this thing going. It was a pain.

I went with jDoodle in the end.

You have a great product on hand, now make it work .

great cloud ide

Oct 09, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: It really is a great cloud IDE. I couldn't find a better java cloud IDE.

it had most basic features that I needed, even code completion, which was amazing.

it's great you are able to make your own custom stack and custom build.

one issue I had with it with integrating with bitbucket because of the ssh keys. I couldn't find the documentation properly on it.

I think it's cool that it uses docker to create the server, however, I kept having to copy and paste the URL that I was testing. Every time I opened up the server, it would just open to the root. i wish there was some configuration where you can put the rest of the path in so that you didn't need to copy and paste that part in each time.

Best web-based IDE for Computer Science

May 08, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Codenvy has multiple languages built-in its IDE. This makes it great for me, a student who is still learning more languages and its uses, as I don't have to switch from IDE to IDE just to fiddle with another language.

But one thing that does pester me is the consequences that come for being a web-based IDE. If the Internet suddenly shuts off (as it has tendencies to do), my project will be halted: I'll lose my flow and, quite often, I'll stop programming. In the end, compared to an IDE that could be empowered by the RAM and CPU of a strong computer.

That being said, this platform is completely free and its stable, so its a must-have for computer science students and experts alike!

Good idea needs finishing touches

Mar 05, 2015
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Pros -

Most of the tasks are automated.

No need to configure workspace, jars or application servers.

Running and testing an application can be done directly through the site.

Cons-

The website needs exploring; can only use by hit and trial method.

Site doesn't have any how to , need to google everything.

Suggestions -

I would be helpful if you can provide a basic overview(documentation) page.

Some documentation regarding what can be done and what is not possible in current version of application.

Many of the useful features are not being used or appreciated by users since they don't even know about it.Some basic html pages would go a long way in increasing usability.


I really enjoy using Cloud9. I mainly use it for Rails development.

Apr 11, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Pros:

Really like how you can create a new environment and it includes all the tools you need automatically. I have just recently started web development about a month ago and this is a huge help to a beginner.

The interface is very well done.

I really like how it includes a virtual server.

I love how many different styles there are for the text editor.

Cons:

I am currently using the free version since I am still new to web development and I don't like how it limits how many workspaces you can use. I am not sure if I can include more projects in a single workspace but it kind of limits what I can practice with and I'm not experienced enough to pay for the app yet.

A Great Cloud IDE

Nov 09, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Superfast deployment. Root access. Can install practically anything(libraries, programs) Git and subversion one-click menu options are a nice touch that the other IDEs don't offer

Cons: no FTP support Database connections must be external needs more text/code editor features and functions built into the IDE

Among the few best cloud IDEs that are actually usable

Nov 13, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I'm not a fan of cloud-based IDEs and in general I tend to prefer native apps over web applications, particularly for software development, where writing, building, and running code are "special" requirements. After trying Codenvy I am thoroughly impressed - this shouldn't be possible! I love the way they are taking advantage of containerization, and the UI is very well done. The only two cons I can voice, and I hope this is only a matter of time, is that there isn't offline access; and that you can't view a graphics buffer to see what a program draws on the screen. It would be awesome to have some kind of graphical window that appears... in the browser? Who knows.

Great Coding Platform

Apr 01, 2015
5/5
Overall

Comments: As a developer-in-training, Codenvy has been essential for my coding needs. I typically work from either my Macbook Pro or a Samsung Chromebook, so the ability to code on a common platform - in the cloud - is essential. Codenvy allows me to test out the techniques I'm learning and quickly figure out what I'm doing wrong.

Pros: - Free tier is great for those trying to learn to code, and I can easily see how scaleable it is when you transition to larger projects.

Cons: - As a new coder, it took me a bit to fully understand the platform. This being said, part of that may also be my lack of knowledge in this field.

Codenvy is convenient and well-designed

May 12, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I started using codenvy as an on the go Android development IDE, and it is excellent for what I required. Here are the pros and cons of my experience.

Pros:

The environment is really easy to get familiar with, and very intuitive.

Coding language selection is vast.

Free users available, with a reasonable amount of access

Cons:

Does not provide code completion.

Android emulator takes a very long time to load, and must be reloaded each time you compile your project.

There are only two subscription options: pay as you go and a very large scale membership. A middle of the pack membership would be an ideal option, but is not available.

Simple to use environment

Jun 02, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I use a handful programming environments. Codenvy is a easy to access I intuitive system that is usable from almost any system.

Cons: Offline support should be some usable. A possible downloadable option would a fantastic addition to what codenvy currently offers.

Overall: A fantastic on the coding solution.

Feature-rich cloud-based IDE experience

Nov 11, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Has a look-and-feel reminiscent of IntelliJ's IDEA, with full menus, explorers, and drawers. I tested alongside Nitrous.

Compared to Nitrous, the color scheme is slightly harder to read - maybe it's the font choice.

Also Nitrous replicates the console experience nearly exactly, which is more familiar for Rails projects. The comparable UI in Codenvy - "Runners" and "Configs" - may be simpler in the long run but took me a bit of fiddling around to get something to run the first time.

The myriad of menu items makes me think there is a lot here to explore and master. It is a strong contender for my next prototype or even full side-project.

I need it to work with Perl, and using custom containers could use better documentation

Apr 07, 2015
3/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: CodeEnvy looks slick, but it has no support for Perl web applications, such as Dancer or Mojolicious. There's no Perl syntax highlighting, and there are no pre-built Docker images for Perl. I followed the instructions for using a custom image, but it took a long time because it needed to pull the Perl images from the Docker Registry every time (no caching). Plus, it wasn't clear in the documentation how the application is added. Do I need to use ADD or COPY? What's the $app$ special variable?

All that said, I think that I would really like CodeEnvy if they added native Perl support and improved the documentation for using custom containers.

Overall Pretty Amazing

Feb 08, 2016
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: First off let me start out with the Pros: This IDE has the lowest learning curve ive ever seen. nothing fancy needs to be learned or remembered to get up and running. checking out your application is as simple as starting an apache process and clicking the link, and the UI is stunningly beautiful. Thats said the one Con that i've seen is the pricing scheme. they have free accounts but the chasm between free and paid is immense. Free for 5 users,but if you have 6 users its $240 a MONTH... there is no middle ground, its either free or unreasonably expensive for a small startup team that isn't making any money off our software yet.

Sep 20, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Great Learning/Tinkering Platform

Oct 29, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: As someone who is often doing projects on the go and owns a "carrying" laptop that has less storage than a single standalone IDE off the bat, I enjoy Codenvy's ability to allow me to tinker with new languages and learn without the commitment of downloading a new IDE. Plus it seems to be more responsive on my 2GB of ram and 2GHZ Dualcore than that of IDEs that aren't in the cloud. My biggest complaint, however, is the double edged sword that is the complexity that the dashboard includes. Its great if I am operating on more complex projects, but I find it obstructive when doing smaller projects where I just need to get in and out.

Amazing IDE for Students, Hobbyists, and Pro's alike.

Nov 01, 2015
5/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Pros

Codenvy is an amazing web IDE. It cuts out the desktop environment and allows coding from anywhere without worrying about having to transfer files and other programs from PC to PC. And with the amazing variety of VM's you can make anything you could dream of.

Cons

Even with all of the good, there is some not so good. On the first few uses it is a bit confusing to run your code and start projects and use it in general. But after a bit of messing around, you begin to get used to it and can use it like a pro.

All in all, codenvy is one of the best solutions out there for any developer, QT, or anyone looking to learn.

Tried codenvy as potential online dev platform

May 05, 2015
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I found Codenvy to be the best free online platform available at the moment after trying a few alternatives. It seems the project is emulating eclipse, and shows alot of promise. Some things were unclear, like how to setup a web project, deployment of WARS, and testing of GWT based code that isn't straight Java... but its a terrific start, and I can't wait to see how this project evolves. In particular, my project was setup in eclipse and was not Maven/Ant based, so it will take some fiddling to figure out how to make it work... but if you're using a common build plaform LIKE maven/ant I'm sure you'll have much better luck.

It's good, but needs more.

Apr 02, 2015
4/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: My opinion about Codenvy is not completly defined, I first was excited about the free plan, unlimited workspaces with private option that's great for me ! But then I moved forwared to discover what it offers, I created a PHP project and worked fine, but when I moved to Ruby (I'm actually learning Ruby on rails) the application won't run. I searched a little bit in the docs but didn't any solution. I would love to if there's some tutorials about how to create project like Ruby On Rails, php frameworks (laravel, cakephp....) Just how to create the project because this is why I choosed Codenvy: To not care about setup... Click and run!

Super easy to jump in

Mar 27, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: I've been using Codenvy as a super-advanced gist provider. I wanted to share some code with people not used to build code but that would ultimately need the resulting binaries. So, I just started a new maven project (perfectly imported in the IDE), wrote the code, the associated unit tests and build the whole thing. The most amazing with this is how easy you can share all that complex environment with a single click using the Factories !

Pros: * Easy code sharing with Factories * Eclipse-like environment * Easy to download the build result locally * Integration with GitHub

Working With Cloud IDE

Mar 16, 2015
4/5
Overall

Comments: Being a computer science student, I work with a lot of different programming assignments. I need to install MySQL, NetBeans, Apache, and Visual Studio. Codenvy helps me to write codes without installing different IDEs on my laptop. I can access it from different computers and just start working. I could even use my Chromebook to work.

Pros: Supports for different programming languages, built-in terminal, even Android development support. Reasonable pricing.

Cons: No direct support for Meteor yet. You can have some workaround, but not as seamless as Cloud9.

Basic features easy to use, more advanced features are a little more obtuse.

May 07, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I found CodeEnvy very easy to use as far as getting it set up with my application. However, I then ran into difficulty in getting the database connection set up. I have two applications, one is using a localhost database and the other is using a database on an Amazon RDS instance. I had some difficulty getting these set up to work with my applications.

Another pain point for me, is my applications are both PHP applications. However, I could not ever get any syntax highlighting in the editor.

These two areas were large enough areas of pain that I ended up discontinuing on my path to using CodeEnvy.

A really nice developer tool but not for everyone

Nov 19, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I was looking at all the web IDES and codenvy kept getting mentioned. There wasn't much information on the website but I thought I would sign up and see if it fit my needs and interests. I was mainly looking for web development tools focusing on Meteor. Codenvy definitely has a lot going on and If I was building things in Angular, or ruby, android, python or c++ then I would probably be really into, however I wasn't. I did find some information on line about how to set up a docker container for Meteor but it wasn't a simple process and there are other web IDEs that fit my needs better.

Simple GUI powerfull cloud based IDE

Oct 17, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: My thoughts

I really loved that IDE thing! This is awesome that you can work from any system like windows but on mac, windows, Linux or chrome-book and everything cloud based! I love that all my programs are in cloud, and i don't need to worry about lost USB or something. Support answer my question quick and detailed. Good integrion with Eclipse. Look similar to netbeans, that mean simplier to use.

What I dont like?

In cloudenvy there is no terminal and it is little bit difficult to find things when you first start.

Overall, i think codenvy is awesome IDE, worth it to try.

Lot of options out there, but Codenvy's pretty swell.

Oct 16, 2015
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I'm really not a fan of Java. I mean, I'm REALLY not a fan of Java. I don't even have openjdk/openjre on my machines. So an Eclipse/Maven type of IDE in the browser didn't sound all that promising to me, especially since I was specifically looking for something for working with JS and Python.

I'm very pleasantly surprised. Codenvy is sleek, slick, and speedy. It's got more options and features than I have time to explore, and that's just in the free starter version. I can definitely see this being a very useful tool in the future, especially given the boilerplates and serving options.

Very Decent!

May 13, 2016
3/5
Overall
2 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: I'm using Codenvy for developing ongoing personal apps, when not in my main development station. While it's really complete and effectively comfortable, it has it's limitations. The first that really struck me, is that you don't have search/replace. Other keyboard shortcuts are either obscure, or inexistent. For small projects, it's totally recommendable, but it may not be a great option for enterprise-grade projects.

Some pros and cons:

Pros: It's powerful. It's fast. It's efficient. On top of those, it's FREE!

Cons: Not user-friendly. Not suitable for beginners.

Killer Cloud IDE

May 21, 2015
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: The Codenvy IDE is a incredibly rich code development environment. The IDE offers three types of Java projects (library, WAR, and Spring) and the classic dynamic languages such as Ruby, Python, and PHP. Working in Codenvy IDE is not much different from using Eclipse. Most of the features are similar, and the code highlighting and editorial support are good. The Codenvy debugging tools are quite nice. I'm not sure I'll always be willing to wait for a server call to highlight the issues with the code. But if the Internet connection is fast, Codenvy may be enough for hard-core development.

Effective Help for Newbies

May 21, 2015
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Yes, It is the best tool. There are few things I don't like too.

New users don't like reading docs. They just need little instructions on how to run their codefor the first time on Codenvy. I honestly came here to code when I didn't have an IDE installed on the computer and had to read the docs when there was no initial file added when creating a new project. Quite a few steps to configure the main file. I suggest that you add a checkbox like 'create a main file' for those who are not importing any project. Other features are cool.

Thanks for the awesome experience Team Codenvy!! <3

easy hands on experience

May 08, 2015
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: Pros:

*Based on dockers and access to dockers file

*Completely satisfying GIT/BitBucket integration.

*Comprehensive java/python/c/cpp languages /techs support

*Great support for project types and frameworks

*Factory contributions is a great feature.

Cons:

*Lacking some Editor goodies like code completion and UX /usability drag&drop

*Not full terminal access.

*Apparently poor themes options

*Minor issues concerning maven pom schemas (e.g. version missing maven-jar-plugin)

*Maybe 10GBH is not enought to evaluate/review the great variability of possible projects.

Better than eclipse!

Mar 16, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support

Pros: I really like the auto complete feature on this software, very easy to use and select interfaces, methods, and classes

Cons: Sometimes it doesn't pick up auto import easily. And the pull request tab doesnt work at all times.

The best Cloud IDE i've ever used.

May 07, 2015
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Customer Support

Comments: First of all, I would like to tell you that I'm not actually using this to create real projects, I only use it to share codes to someone I teach computer science, and for this task, Codenvy really really rocks. One of the things I noticed using this IDE is sometimes is lagging quite long... I'm not expecting to be 60fps, but maybe some scripts are having some problems.

Overall, I will continue using your software, I enjoy it and it's the best I've used so far. Keep up the good work and whenever some new features are released, please notify us with a mail or something.