Gitpod Goes Open Source with its IDE Platform; Launches Self-Hosted Cloud Package
Gitpod, a leading online IDE platform* for GitHub projects, is now available in open source. Sven Efftinge and Johannes Landgraf announced that Gitpod met Github’s open source criteria under AGPL license, allowing all Gitpod developers to create and analyze Kubernetes applications in a collaborative manner within their workflows.
*IDE stands for the integrated development environment, an automated software development.
Gitpod has been leading the front with its Kubernetes application for the past 10 years. It has created Theia, Xtext, Open VSX and many other projects as open source applications. Before going open source, Gitpod was closed to community development since its inception.
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What is Eclipse Theia?
Eclipse Theia is a cloud & desktop IDE framework implemented in TypeScript.
What is Eclipse Xtext™?
Eclipse Xtext™ is a language development framework.
What is Open VSX?
Open VSX is an open-source registry for VS Code extensions.
The SaaS offering of gitpod.io remains the easiest way to streamline your development workflows with continuously prebuilt dev environments.
Privately Host your Gitpod Infrastructure
Gitpod is not only taking its identity to open source but also offering a self-service SaaS model on a private Cloud platform. As part of the Open Source development, Gitpod announced Self-Hosted, which is 100% free and accessible to unlimited users. DevOps teams can use Self-Hosted for enterprise projects. The features include remote workplace collaboration applications, Live share projects, analytics and monitoring dashboards, and so on.
Latest Self-Hosted can be installed on Google Cloud Platform, AWS, and Vanilla Kubernetes.
Paid version for enterprise is laced with add-on features, including Prebuilt Workspaces. Prebuilt Workspaces helps to accelerate CI / CD workflows, enabling DevOps teams to perform code reviews, troubleshoots bugs and maintain updated workflow branches at a real-time pace.
Other top-class features for Open Source community include:
- Parallel Workspaces
- Ephemeral Workspaces
- VC Code Extensions
- Code Intelligence
- LINUX Terminals
- Sharing Running Workspaces
- Deep Integrations
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