ICEcoder – browser based code editor

Last Updated on July 11, 2021

ICEcoder is a web IDE / browser based code editor, which allows you to develop websites directly within the web browser.

It uses CodeMirror for code highlighting & editing, with a slick IDE wrapped around it to make the whole thing work.

The current version is not released under an open source license. But earlier versions (up to version 5.0) are open source software.

Features include:

  • Context aware code highlighting.
  • Desktop like file manager.
  • Document tabs indicate current doc & changes made.
  • Code folding.
  • Browser based, can run online or offline.
  • FTP or local/remote file editing & management.
  • Find & replace builder to apply to current doc, open docs, files & filenames.
  • Highlight word and press CTRL+I to Google search that.
  • DOM element highlighting with the Pestcide plugin.
  • Rename open files.
  • CTRL+Enter open current webpage in new tab.
  • Version control system to backup upon save and allows easy restore.
  • MySQL Database management via Adminer plugin.
  • Sass and LESS compiling on save plugins.
  • Github integration to clone, pull, commit & sync repos.
  • Terminal plugin.
  • Image viewer with hex & RGB eyedropper.
  • Alphanumeric tab sorting.
  • Color picker integrated.
  • Open remote file content.
  • Live editing.
  • Multiple selections.
  • Smart tab key system (selected lines are auto-indented).
  • Open last files on load.
  • Code Assist system.
  • Adds end tags as you type and in a context aware way.
  • Diff pane with insert, changed and removed lines highlighted.
  • Autocloses brackets and quotes as you type.
  • ESC = Comment/Uncomment line, incl partial lines.
  • HTML & JavaScript code hinting.
  • Tag wrappers.
  • File uploader, plus supports multiple files.
  • Jump to definition shortcut.
  • Simultaneous tag editing.
  • Customizable.

Support: Manual, GitHub
Developer: ICEcoder Ltd
License: MIT License


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