To start working faster and smarter, sign up for a Cloud9 account or login directly through GitHub or BitBucket. Virtually anything is possible when you’re working within the Cloud9 platform. Run Python, MySQL, and Ruby apps, or connect to your FTP servers; Cloud9 was built to give developers a way to handle syntax highlighting, run and debug code, and manage keyboard shortcuts all from within the cloud. As you type in code, the platform will automatically offer suggestions, allowing you to get more accurate work done in less time. When you do run into a problem that Cloud9 can’t solve, it’s time to take advantage of the platform’s collaboration features. Cloud9 lets you chat and code together with up to 16 other developers in real-time, no matter where those developers are located around the world.
In addition to its basic group chatting features, Cloud9 also makes it possible for teams to pair program, review code, and teach newbies more about coding. More advanced developers can even get an audience involved for polling and questions. Although Cloud9 is primarily web-based, the application also includes a desktop platform that people can use to work on projects locally when they’re systems have gone offline.
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