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Mozilla Bespin: Cloud code editing via browser

Bespin is a Mozilla Labs experiment that "proposes an open, extensible Web-based framework for code editing that aims to increase developer productivity, enable compelling user experiences, and promote the use of open standards."

What does that mean? Well, the short answer is that Bespin gives developers the ability to edit local or remote code via a Web browser. The current release is written in JavaScript, and it supports editing of HTML and JavaScript files, but no compiled languages such as Java yet.

While still a Mozilla Labs project, Bespin looks like an excellent representation of what I've called a "cloud editor," wherein developers can manipulate code directly, and the platform is aware of what to do, once the code is changed

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