The day a company switches all their tools to web browser based is the day they become worthless and all the developers lose passion and leave.
Gitpod ditches Eclipse Theia for Visual Studio Code under redesign, sponsors new dev experience event
Gitpod, which provides remote environments for testing and debugging code, has shifted to Visual Studio Code from Eclipse Theia and is sponsoring a new event called DevX Conf, focused on the developer experience. The idea behind the open-source Gitpod platform is that developers code, build, test, and debug in a remote …
Thursday 8th April 2021 16:43 GMT Warm Braw
Maintaining a developer machine is hard work and can be fragile
It can, which is why I - in common with many others I assume - tend to have individual VMs with the right environment for specific bits of code and which have the advantage that they're still likely to be around in the form you need them even into the dim and distant future.
That said, I can see the attraction of the concept, even if "gitpod" sounds like the pricey shed in which David Cameron wrote his autobiography.