Microsoft this week announced an online version of its popular VS Code integrated development environment (IDE), bringing a new option for people who want to code on a Chromebook.
Why I can’t wait for improved vertical display support on Chromebooks
In progress code suggests we should see improved vertical display support on Chromebooks. Here’s why I can’t wait and why you should be happy about this too.
5 reasons you might want to run Linux on a Chromebook
Even if you’re not a Linux user, there are plenty of reasons to run Linux on a Chromebook. Here are 5 that offer a lot of bang for the buck.
Web development on a Chromebook is super easy and powerful with CodeSandbox
How to use the top-row keys as function keys on a Chromebook
Using Linux apps that would be easier to navigate with traditional Function keys? Here’s a setting tucked away to enable using the top-row of a Chromebook keyboard as F1, F2, etc…
Chrome OS 86 to make port forwarding for Linux on Chromebooks generally available
Developing apps in Linux on a Chromebook? You might have run into issues accessing them from Chrome OS. Port forwarding has been in experimental mode for several months but Chrome OS 86 makes this feature generally available.
Some Chromebooks now support the Android Emulator for developers
Linux opened the door to Android development on Chromebooks thanks to Android Studio support. Now, a handful of devices open it further with support for Android device emulation within Chrome OS.
Want to code on a Chromebook? Check out Google’s Chrome OS Developer Toolbox
Need a handy guide for getting a Chromebook configured for web or app development? Check out the Chrome OS Developer Toolbox, which is filled with tips, configuration steps and links to tutorials.
Can you code on a Chromebook in a college Computer Science program?
“Can I get through a Computer Science program and code on a Chromebook?” Yes, you can thanks to Linux on Chromebooks.
Chrome OS 81 to bridge the Android container and Android Studio for easier sideloads on Chromebooks
Android Studio developers using a Chromebook will have an easier time of sideloading their app to the Android container once Chrome OS 81 arrives.
Need a diagramming web app for your Chromebook? Check out Draw.io
I’ve been using a Chromebook to code for my Computer Science college classes since last January. It works great. But recently I had to flowchart an algorithm. Draw.io is a great web-based app for nearly any type of diagramming needs.