Web development on a Chromebook is super easy and powerful with CodeSandbox

Want to tinker with web development or learn a new skill? Even with an entry-level Chromebook, you can, thanks to CodeSandbox. I’m using it now for my Advanced JavaScript class and it’s a fantastic service that runs in your browser.

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.

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.

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