3 IDEs for Coding Online

In a world where everything (ranging from social networking to movie editing) is moving to the cloud workspace, why should a techie job like coding be left behind? And definitely not when we have three of these amazing services (or IDEs) at hand, 100% online!

Although there are several online IDEs on the Internet, i have chosen these three for the unique services they offer. Lets get an idea about each of them.


CodeRun is a really cool IDE (With a nice interface) that makes coding of specific languages a breeze. It currently supports javascript, C# and PHP. One striking feature you notice when you open the site is its resemblance to an desktop based offline solution. And the other good points are that you can actually do all the stuff without signing up. Even the load times are minimal. And the best part…Code for Facebook, Google Maps and Google Chrome!


An IDE that is just awesome. ShiftEdit is one of the best projects to move the code space online for you. It has a wide language base that includes C#, C++, Ruby, PHP, Javascript. And the interface is also sleek and good looking. The IDE is built to perform and it compiles and runs projects fast.

The coding on the site is simpler in comparison to other two. Highly recommended for all users!


A name that sounds funky and cool may not necessarily be a youth product. Compilr is one of the best online IDEs. It looks and feels like its desktop counterparts and you can create projects of C#, VB.NET, PHP. The list goes on! VB.NET coding on the site is great but C# was handled better by ShiftEdit.

A major drawback of Compilr is that it allows only 6 projects per user for free.


Taking all things into consideration, the best IDE for me would be ShiftEdit, due to its large language support and sleekness


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Nitin Agarwal

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