At the Google I/O developer conference, Cloud9 IDE announces support for new client-side file system API on Google's Chrome OS.
IDE has announced a private beta preview of its support for the proposed W3C
client-side file system standard employed in recent versions of Google
Chrome, and full integration with the Google App Engine.
IDE, which provides a cloud-based IDE (Integrated Development
Environment) for Web and mobile apps, launched this new facility that
provides Chrome OS
support, making Cloud9 IDE a key method for
creating applications on Google's CR-48 Chrome-based notebook, both on and off
new integrated solution enables developers to create their development project
in Cloud9, and then test and run their code on the Google architecture. With
the full support for the new file system (FS), Chrome app developers can cache
their files in the local FS API and continue
working when they go offline, and then automatically re-sync when they go back
onto the Cloud9 IDE, to continue editing in the cloud, Cloud9 IDE officials
IDE for Google App Engine lets developers build and run Web applications
directly on Google's infrastructure, providing an economical one-stop cloud
development and deployment platform," said Google App Engine evangelist, Fred
Sauer, in a statement. "Instead of uploading an application, developers can now
build, scale and maintain their applications right on Cloud9 IDE."
Chrome is all about extending the cloud, so we are excited to announce the
first cloud-based development environment for the Google Chrome OS and
apps," said Ruben Daniels, CEO of Cloud9, in a statement. "Up to now,
developers had no way to create apps when using a Google CR48 machine."
Cloud9 private beta for Google Chrome and Google App Engine will be
shown in theChromeDeveloperSandbox atGoogleI/O, May 10-11, 2011 at San Francisco's Moscone Center. The
beta will be generally available at the end of May, Cloud9 IDE officials said.
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