Google Updates Editor for Cloud Shell, Alternative to .NET-Centric GitHub Codespaces

Source:-https://visualstudiomagazine.com Google updated its Cloud Shell online development and operations environment that has been characterized as an alternative to GiHub Codespaces, which also provides cloud-hosted dev environments with a focus on Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code developers. Google’s update sees a new Cloud Shell Editor now available as a preview offering as part of Cloud Shell, which Google says helps developers manage infrastructure and create applications from any browser. In that scheme, the online Cloud Shell Editor is used

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Gitpod Allies with GitLab to Automate Setting Up Dev Environments

Source:-https://devops.com The Gitpod platform treats a version control system as the canonical source of truth from which it then automates everything a developer needs to start coding, including the integrated development environment (IDE), plugins, compilers, build tools, code generators, databases and application servers. Fresh off raising an additional $3 million in funding, Gitpod CEO Sven Efftinge said instead of wasting a half an hour or more waiting for a bunch of libraries and tools to get installed, a developer can

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GitHub Introduces Codespaces and Discussions and More Security Features

Source:-infoq.com At GitHub Satellite 2020, GitHub announced two new features meant to bring developer collaboration to a new level: Codespaces, which provide a complete, ready-to-use dev environment within GitHub, and Discussions, aimed to enable the creation of knowledge bases in a threaded Q&A format. Additionally, code scanning for vulnerabilities is now integrated within GitHub main interface, and secret scanning is extended to private repositories, too. Codespaces gives you a fully-featured, cloud-hosted dev environment that spins up in seconds, directly within

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