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Online Integrated Development Environment

Published 07/01/2011 and rated Ratingstars3 3 out of 5 stars
by AppAppeal Editor
What can you use the app for?

CodeRun provides users with valuable development tools. The application is a cross-platform Integrated Development Environment which was designed for the cloud. The user can develop, debug and deploy their web applications through their browser using CodeRun. The application allows users to work with multiple languages, including HTML, JavaScript, CSS, C#, .NET and PHP. Data base support is included for Amazon Simple DB and SQL Server 2005. The application also gives users the ability to open and edit Visual Studio project files and provides users with a centralized place to store their files online. Syntax editing tools provide coloring and code completion features. The user can compile code and review any build errors quickly. Code can be shared through CodeRun with hyperlinks and the application allows users to run code and debut in multiple platforms.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

CodeRun was founded by Dan-El Khen, Gilad Khen and Alon Weiss, a trio of Israeli entrepreneurs. The company is backed by private investors and is a U.S. Delaware corporation. The group is focused on providing tools that can help make web development projects significantly easier to manage.

What are the differences to other apps?

CodeRun provides developers with an array of tools that can make their projects even easier to manage and deploy. The application can act as a centralized storage area for project files. The application is appealing mainly because it can assist the user with numerous tasks that can allow them to work more efficiently.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The CodeRun website welcomes users with a primarily blue color scheme, offset by hints of grey and green. The homepage features a large header with a stylized keyboard image beside a pen and bird’s eye view of a cup of coffee. The user can also find four grey buttons along the top of the page to access the support, about us, online code search and product video areas. The application itself is very clean and professional, although it borders on plain in terms of design and appearance.

How does the registration process work?

A new user can try CodeRun by clicking either the blue and white “Start the IDE” button found along the left hand side or the matching green button found in the upper, right hand corner of the homepage. The user is not required to download anything and can get started right away. Those who wish to register can do so by clicking the blue “Sign Up” link tucked into the upper, right hand corner. A pop up box will appear asking the user for a username, password and email address. A small note at the bottom of the form advises the user that by submitting their information, they are automatically agreeing to the CodeRun terms of use.

What does it cost to use the application?

The price of CodeRun is another appealing aspect for developers. The user is given access to all the current CodeRun studio features for free. There are no subscription fees or other charges associated with using the application.

Who would you recommend the application to?

CodeRun is a valuable tool for web developers. The application can make it much easier for users to keep their projects organized and complete various tasks in less time. The free access is another appealing option that makes CodeRun a great choice for individual professionals or smaller teams.

  • Work with multiple languages
  • Store project files in one centralized location
  • Run and debut code through CodeRun
  • Filter code completion options
  • Access CodeRun feature for free

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CodeRun pricing

FREE - Permanently free version