Not just editable, but there's also autocompletion of strings (not quite intellisense, as it's just one file at a time) and token/symbol recognition.
Plus, this editor looked REALLY familiar to me. I started looking.
I looked over at the Windows Azure Portal, where developers can write node.js to make web services directly in the browser. Here we've got dropbox autocomplete, tooltips with syntax errors and even some basic symbolic refactoring!
Below you can see the editor in Azure Mobile Services throwing a tooltip syntax error. Is this happening on the server?
Then I went to look at TFS Online's stuff at http://tfs.visualstudio.com/ where I made an account http://hanselman.visualstudio.com to host private Git repos for side projects.
I brought up F12 tools just to check.
That's pretty unambiguous. Looking at the CSS by just clicking on editor.main.css. The "vs" in the div's class point to a vs-theme.css that I presume is to set the colors and make the text editor look familiar.
Looking in editor.main.js, it's all minified, but it's cool to see.
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Very slick looking editor. Was surprised to find it already listed on a comparison page on Wikipedia. Would be cool to see it added to the list of projects that Microsoft has made open source, especially given its usage in the Azure and TypeScript teams!
Nevertheless, its great to see this and exciting to edit online with intellisense and other goodies!
This library is supported for use in Windows Store Apps Only apps only.
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You should check out Cloud 9, the address is c9.io - it's very powerful, even has command line!
I'm with Jordan, any chance we could see this open sourced? It's cool either way, but it would be uber cool if this was made available to the unwashed masses. :-)
Similar typescript integration into ACE editor:
See eg http://www.ejeliot.com/blog/63.
I know we're not quite there yet, but maybe in a few years, we'll have the Visual Studio Web App.
@kenneth - make that a few months! I'm as surprised as you would have been in August.
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I know we're not quite there yet, but maybe in a few years, we'll have the Visual Studio Web App. This would open up a lot of new possibilities, like tacking SignalR on top of it, so you have collaborative editing (I know there's a version of VS that already has that), building files on the server on the fly without having to wait, actual continuous deployment, ...
All have their challenges, but still, it would enable a lot of new scenarios, or am I just fantasizing to much?