When comparing StackHive vs Glitch, the Slant community recommends Glitch for most people. In the question“What are the best cloud IDEs?” Glitch is ranked 17th while StackHive is ranked 23rd.
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Pro Supports Bootstrap
StackHive supports Bootstrap 2 & 3, and provides a tutorial on using Bootstrap with Stackhive.
Pro Free plan available
There is a free plan available for trying out the IDE. It allows you 3 projects and 2 pages per project.
Pro Feature-rich for front end web development
Pro Persistent storage
Pro Private data are kept secret, even in public projects
Non-collaborators can't access private data (e.g. API keys) which are stored in a special file, and they are deleted when a project is forked.
Pro Multiple languages supported
Although the only official language/framework is Node.js, you can access the terminal and install other languages via apt-get (as long as it doesn't exceed the storage limit).
Pro VS Code integration
If you feel the built-in web editor is not sufficient, you can switch to VS Code and get the full power of its plugins. You still work with the files and server in the cloud, no extra setup required.
Pro Runs a server out of the box
Perfect for building web applications, be it client-only, server-only, or full stack.