VSCode can now run in the Browser

VSCode can now run in the Browser

Coder.com has open sourced its cloud-server component which allows VSCode to run on a remote server fully accessible through the browser.   What is the advantage of that? Code on your Chromebook, tablet, and laptop with a consistent dev environment. Take advantage of large cloud servers to speed up tests, compilations, downloads, and more. Preserve battery life when you’re on the go as all intensive computation runs on your server, plus you’re no longer running excess instances of Chrome. Code-server is available as a single binary or Docker image and can be self hosted locally, which of course beats the purpose of portability, or on remote servers such as a VPSs’ on…

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Linux officially comes to Chrome

Linux officially comes to Chromebook

Support for Linux will enable you to create, test and run Android and web app for phones, tablets and laptops all on one Chromebook. Run popular editors, code in your favorite language and launch projects to Google Cloud with the command-line. Everything works directly on a Chromebook. Linux runs inside a virtual machine that was designed from scratch for Chromebooks. That means it starts in seconds and integrates completely with Chromebook features. Users will be able to pin Linux apps to the Chrome OS shelf for quick launching, arrange, snap and manage Linux app windows as normal, and access files in Google Drive and local storage from inside apps. A preview…

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