Running a Browser-Based IDE

The collaboratory is a browser-based development environment for ABS. It integrates an editor, the syntax checker and simulator, and the SACO resource analysis tool.

Running the Collaboratory using Docker

To run the collaboratory, first install docker from Then, run the following command in a terminal window:

docker run -d --rm -p 8080:80 --name collaboratory abslang/collaboratory:latest

When the command has finished, connect a browser to http://localhost:8080 and start using ABS!

To stop the collaboratory, use the following command:

docker stop collaboratory