Koding vs Red Hat Codeready Workspaces: What are the differences?
Developers describe Koding as "A new way for developers to work". Koding is a feature rich cloud-based development environment complete with free VMs, an attractive IDE & sudo level terminal access!. On the other hand, Red Hat Codeready Workspaces is detailed as "An in-browser IDE for rapid cloud application development (Previously known as Codenvy)". Built on the open Eclipse Che project, Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces provides developer workspaces, which include all the tools and the dependencies that are needed to code, build, test, run, and debug applications.
Koding and Red Hat Codeready Workspaces can be categorized as "Cloud IDE" tools.
Some of the features offered by Koding are:
- Free virtual machine (VM) with Ubuntu, root access, apt-get, and many commonly used tools
- Built-in Terminal with 256-color support
- All languages, databases, and command-line tools are supported
On the other hand, Red Hat Codeready Workspaces provides the following key features:
- Portable Developer Workspaces
- Workspace as Code
"Free" is the top reason why over 35 developers like Koding, while over 99 developers mention "Anywhere coding" as the leading cause for choosing Red Hat Codeready Workspaces.
eXo, Teaching Kids Programming, and Montemedia are some of the popular companies that use Red Hat Codeready Workspaces, whereas Koding is used by Codecraft Solutions, Geefu, and Magnific Technology LLC. Red Hat Codeready Workspaces has a broader approval, being mentioned in 16 company stacks & 287 developers stacks; compared to Koding, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 67 developer stacks.