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.
I’ve been using a Chromebook for my college Computer Science classes since 2018. Even though we’re online this semester, the Chromebook gets the job done.
Coding on a Chromebook? If you have one with an ARM processor, you’ve got a new, official option to use for programming. Microsoft has added support for ARM-based Chromebooks in Visual Studio Code.
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.
Want to do web development on a Chromebook using Linux, NodeJS, NPM and XAMPP? One full stack developer created this great guide to making it happen.
Can you code an Arduino using a Chromebook? It’s possible with Linux but not until USB support is expanded. Here are three ways to program an Arduino using Chrome OS today, with options ranging from free to a few dollars a month.
Even with the great discount I got on an Acer Chromebook Spin 13 with 16 GB of memory, I don’t recommend most people get “this much Chromebook.” Here’s why, who should, and who shouldn’t.
One of the most read posts on About Chromebooks is from last April when I detailed how I was coding with my Pixelbook. Now that Project Crostini has quickly matured, I’ve revamped my development environment on the Pixel Slate.
There are several ways to code on a Chromebook, but many of the require extra effort, compromise security or cost too much. I’ve settled on a simple, inexpensive method to meet my requirements until a more native solution comes along.