Kubernetes-based shared development environments Gitpod Web IDE and more
Developing with VS Code, on GitHub, in the browser, on powerful hardware – with Gitpod, this can even be done on a simple tablet. This article shows what the open source project has to offer.
The name of the still quite young project – Gitpod Inc. was founded only in 2020 – already suggests what it is about: development around Git/GitHub, “Pod” usually points to things like Kubernetes. As always with complex products from this sector, it may take a little time for the interested website visitor to understand what “roughly” means in practice.
A really short explanation is probably only for those who are already familiar with GitHub codespaces: Gitpod is direct competition with a very similar range of services, but wants to be faster and relies entirely on open source. So codespaces users who want to be less dependent on Microsoft should listen carefully.
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