You can run the Cloud9 SDK as a stand alone application that runs inside nw.js (aka node-webkit). The "Cloud9 Desktop" version is not yet announced and is available to you as an early preview as part of the SDK.
Download the SDK with the following command:
git clone https://github.com/c9/core.git c9sdk
This will clone the repository into the
c9sdk directory. To install the dependencies of the SDK run the following commands:
cd c9sdk ./scripts/install-sdk.sh
You can run the
install-sdk.sh script also to update the SDK to the latest version.
To create the debug build of Cloud9 Desktop issue the following command.
Then wait until it's complete.
You only need to do this once
This build will use the files from the repo, so you only need this once and then every time we update nw.js, which isn't that often.
On Linux run the following command in a terminal:
On Mac OS X issue the following command to start Cloud9 Desktop:
Alternatively you can double click the
build/Cloud9-dev.app in the finder.
On Windows launch
Either by double clicking on it or from the command line.
--no-devtools arguments to the Cloud9 executable to load client in packed mode and not open devtools on startup.
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