pylon VS theia

Compare pylon vs theia and see what are their differences.


Pylon IDE, a Cloud9 v2 descendant with some added extras and support for modern node >= 12.22.1 (including v13.x, v14.x, v15.x, v16.x, v17.x). OSS licensed. (by pylonide)


Eclipse Theia is a cloud & desktop IDE framework implemented in TypeScript. (by eclipse-theia)
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pylon theia
1 31
179 16,904
0.6% 1.8%
7.5 9.8
5 days ago 7 days ago
JavaScript TypeScript
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of pylon. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-09-06.


Posts with mentions or reviews of theia. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-24.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing pylon and theia you can also consider the following projects:

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Anubis - Distributed LMS for automating Computing Science Courses From NYU

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openvscode-server - Run upstream VS Code on a remote machine with access through a modern web browser from any device, anywhere.

lite - A lightweight text editor written in Lua

arduino-cli - Arduino command line tool

react-saas-template - 🌊 Template for building an SaaS / admin website using React + Material-UI

template-nix - The nix template, configured for Gitpod ( to give you pre-built, nix based ephemeral development environments in the cloud.

excalidraw - Virtual whiteboard for sketching hand-drawn like diagrams

SAAS-Starter-Kit-Pro - 🚀A boilerplate for building Software-as-Service (SAAS) apps with Reactjs, and Nodejs