Let your codes play on these 5 code playgrounds.

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Got your codes? Know how to play with them? But where? Which playground can help your codes score the best? Want to know? We present you the top 5 code playgrounds, where you can let go your codes to play their best.

With the rising trend in front-end, a couple of good coding playgrounds have emerged in the past few years. The good part is that not only majority of them are free but also very interactive, easy to access and complete fun. Code playgrounds have a blend of powers of CSS, HTML, PHP, and JavaScript which altogether contribute to developing innovative and remarkable web applications. So, if you are a developer or a die-hard coder looking to experimenting new code playgrounds then, here’s the list of top 5 ones.

1. CodePen

This one is a sheer winner. CodePen is one of the best-known coding platforms till today and is the love of the life of all developers and coders. The reason being is its impressive features. It highlights popular demonstrations (“Pens”) and offers advanced functionality such as sharing and embedding, adding external JS and CSS libraries, popular preprocessors and more. So if you are stuck and need help or want to show off your creation and get feedback, share and get it easily in CodePen.

2. JSFiddle

One of the oldest, yet so popular, JSfiddle is the inspiration for many other coding playgrounds. It has over 30 ready-to-use Javascript libraries still you can add external files when needed. It can be used for any combination of HTML, CSS and JavaScript testing. The one feature that makes it stand-out from others is its ability to save & share the code created with a unique URL and which can be done without the need of a website. It is best for those working in collaboration with another developer. The easy-to-use and free collaboration feature of JSFiddle will ease things for you.

3. CSSDeck

A simple and effective coding playground. Though it is not full of fancy features, it has necessary and unique ones like it allows its users to increase text size. Not get confused with the name, it is a fully-developed CSS, HTML, and JavaScript playground with social and collaboration elements.

4. JS Bin

Specifically designed to help Javascript and CSS, folk test snippets of code, within some context, and debug the code collaboratively. It also allows you to test and edit Javascript and HTML, save and share the URL with others as well. The unique feature it comes with is that it allows you to download files to your computer which proves beneficial while working offline.

5. Dabblet

Though coding is fun if you want to make it more enjoyable then, try Dabblet. A colorful coding playground will add more colors to your coding life. It is gorgeous and can auto prefix all your CSS if needed. To add more, it allows its users to preview it in 5 different views: CSS editor and the result, HTML editor and the result, CSS and HTML editors and result, JavaScript and it’s playable result, or everything at once.

Conclusion

We always have options, it’s up to us how and which to choose. Since everything in the world comes with pros and cons, you need to make a decision which you find is more suitable to you. Hope the above top 5 have cleared your confusion at least a bit and you might be now ready to pick that one playground on which you would like to see your codes play. If you feel we missed any important one, do share it on our Facebook, Twitter or Linkedin pages.

Happy Coding!