Thimble is a friendly interface for learning how to code for the web. As you create your app, Thimble will automatically save your work and update a preview to give you feedback as you progress. Thanks Mozilla!
To create anything in code we need to use some kind of text editor and a testing environment. Besides Thimble, there are several options for setting this up.
A Text Editor
There are some great text editors out there for Mac and PC. Some are free and some aren't. The paid-for text editors can be downloaded for a free 30-day trial period. We recommend trying a few to find which one suits you.
A Test Server
A test server allows a developer to test their code before making it go 'live' on the web. There several options: