There are four primary ways you can connect an IDE to your Coder environment:
Once you've set up SSH access to Coder, you can work on projects from your local VS Code, connected to your Coder environment for compute, etc.
Launch VS Code in the browser from the environments page by clicking the Code Web icon.
If your image includes a JetBrains IDE, you can launch it from the dashboard. Coder launches JetBrains IDEs in their own windows; be sure to set your browser to allow popup windows so that you can use your IDE.
If you need a valid license to run your IDE locally, you'll also need one to run it in Coder.
You can also manually install JetBrains' IDEs. After following JetBrains' steps for installing your IDE (make sure that you install the IDE to your home directory), create a symlink, and add it to $PATH.
The symlink names supported by Coder are:
For the best possible experience, we recommend running the editor in an environment with the following resources at a minimum: