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Komodo - Android Programming IDE Overview

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See our complete list of Top Android Programming Integrated Development Environments.

Komodo Komodo humbly proclaims itself "the best IDE for Web and mobile app development." It is owned by ActiveState, which also offers supported versions of several open source programming languages, including Perl, Python, Go and Ruby. The company offers a free, open source code editor called Komodo Edit, as well as the full Komodo IDE, which requires a paid license. The PYPL index places it in eighth place among all IDEs.


Key features:

  • Unit testing
  • Slack sharing
  • Tutorial tool
  • PhoneGap and Cordova integration
  • Advanced editor with change tracking, markdown viewer and syntax checking
  • Code refactoring
  • Autocomplete and calltips
  • Graphical debugging
  • Customization capabilities
  • Collaboration features
  • Version control and integration with many popular development tools

Programming languages supported: More than 100, including Python, PHP, Go, Perl, Tcl, Ruby, NodeJS, HTML, CSS, Java and JavaScript

Target operating systems: Cross-platform

Runs on:Windows, Linux, macOS

System Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or higher, Windows Server 2008 R2 or higher, macOS 10.9 or higher (64-bit only), or a supported Linux distribution
  • 1GHz (or faster) x86 or x86_64 processor (Intel only for macOS)
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 250 MB hard disk space (350 MB of temporary hard disk space during installation)

Target audience: Professional Web and mobile developers

First production release: 2000

Most recent update/stable release: 10.2.3 (July 2017)

License: Komodo Edit has a Mozilla Public License; Komodo IDE is proprietary.

Price: Komodo Edit is free; Komodo IDE starts at $295 for a license along or $394 for a license plus upgrades and support. Team pricing is also available.

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Have you use done Android development with ActiveState's Komodo? Share your favorite feature in the comments below!

This article was originally published on September 15, 2017

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