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How hard would it be for Repl.it to add an arduino IDE?
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JerryzHere

I'm new to arduino, and In order to be able to use it I have to use a friends computer because I'm working off of a schools computer that wont allow downloads, and to make it worse is a chromebook. I doubt its even reasonably possible but i figured i'd through my suggestion into the void.

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tussiez

I'm sure it's possible to compile on Repl.it, just not run the code.
To flash the memory of an Arduino, the app (Repl.it) requires access to the Arduino itself, via serial over USB. There is an experimental feature in Chrome that allows you to use serial ports in JavaScript, but this is.. an experiment and doesn't do much. I wrote a repl that uses this last year (ignore the code, I can't understand it either), if you want to try using it.

It does not program the Arduino, however. It can send data to it tho (tried and works)

@Coder100
, well not yet

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Coder100

why in the world would you compile something you can't run

i never said it isn't possible to compile
it just never will be useful

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tussiez

@Coder100
Who knows? Maybe you can open a serial port and pass the compiled code in

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cyborgdennett

@tussiez
You could try using epoxyDuino, an AVR-arduino emulator. It also has EEPROM emulator. Ofcourse you cannot see if it works but you can test your code for bugs.