CIDE, Collaborative Integrated Developpement Environment, is centered around the idea that collaboration is the key to success.
With the advent of the cloud and of web based solutions such as Google Docs, more and more projects rely on browser based solutions to facilitate teamwork.
Over the course of the month of January 2012, we developed a free and open-source software, web-based IDE where everything happens on a central server. It aims to provide teams with both traditional tools such as the management of build options, binary generation or debugging support, and new team-oriented tools, such as real time collaborative editing or an integrated chat. A complete work environment will be accessible from a modern browser on any computer CIDE can be used in both educational and enterprise contexts.
Schools can take advantage of the single configuration for all users, which will help students focus on the language at hand and not on the tools behind that language. Within companies, CIDE can facilitate the use of agile software development methodologies such as pair programming or extreme programming. A continued development of the project will be ensured by the team's members.