CoCalc vs. VS Code

The comparison of the two data science notebooks. Both of them are great tools!

The table below summarizes some of the main differences.

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Your best choice for teaching remote scientific courses!

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VS Code

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Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor. It supports working with Jupyter Notebooks natively, as well as through Python code files.

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CoCalc VS Code
License Open Source Open Source
Ease of setup Fully managed + self-hosting Local
Native integrations No No
Collaboration Real-time Using git
Versioning Native Using git, has pretty diffing
Reproducibility Environment Problematic
Notebooks as products No No