Getting started

Built from the ground up, Codewind, an open source project, helps both developers and DevOps engineers to develop, build and run containerized applications quickly and easily, whilst also maintaining application and runtime environment standards, by extending their Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Learn more or see it in action.
Desktop and remote
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Download to develop, build and run on your desktop, or to develop on your desktop but build and run on the cloud. Follow step-by-step instructions for VS Code, Eclipse, or IntelliJ. Read more about local, remote, and browser-based configurations.

Browser based
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Download to develop, build and run entirely on the cloud. Follow step-by-step instructions for Eclipse Che. Read more about local, remote, and browser-based configurations.

Get started by job role

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Developer

If you are a developer, learn how to set up and start using Codewind on VS Code, Eclipse, IntelliJ, or Eclipse Che.

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SysAdmin or Devops

If you are a sysadmin or DevOps engineer, learn how to deploy Codewind remotely, or learn how to install Codewind for Eclipse Che .

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Solution Architect

If you are responsible for defining standards for the application and runtime environments, such as framework and software levels see, Working with templates.

Quick guides

  • Install CodeReady Workspaces and Codewind.
  • Create a Codewind workspace within CodeReady Workspaces.
  • Develop a simple microservice with the Codewind workspace.
  • Install Eclipse and Codewind.
  • Develop a simple microservice that uses Eclipse Codewind in Eclipse.
  • Install Visual Studio Code (VS Code) and Codewind.
  • Develop a simple microservice that uses Eclipse Codewind in VS Code.

Blogs

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19 Dec 2019, length: 2 minutes

Sneak Peek: Remote Development with Codewind

In our Codewind 0.7.0 release, we’re very excited to share with you a preview of our latest feature: a remote development scenario with Codewind! We can hear you asking, “Why should I even care?”...

Videos

July 09, 2020

Codewind Project Linking

In this feature in under a minute video for Project Linking you can see how Eclipse Codewind provides the ability to simply allow two separate microservices to communicate with each other with no complicated setup or service discovery.