Plunker Introduction


Plunker is an online community for creating, collaborating on and sharing your web development ideas. In the website’s tag line it says: “Helping developers make the web”. The Plunker website lists it’s main features:

  • Real-time code collaboration
  • Fully-featured, customizable syntax editor
  • Live previewing of code changes
  • As-you-type code linting
  • Forking, commenting and sharing of Plunks
  • Fully open-source on GitHub under the MIT license
  • And many more to come…

From real-time collaboration to forking and commenting, Plunker seeks to encourage users to work together on their code. You can see how the editor works by clicking the blue button “Launch the Editor”. You can start writing your HTML, CSS and JavaScript and see the results of your work in the browser on the right-hand side. You can browse the other “plunks” that coders have put up on the site to get ideas.

Another website that is similar to Plunker is https://jsfiddle.net/

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