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[Beta/Explorers] Announcing repl.run: publish your terminal apps as websites
amasad (1225)

Almost everyone's first computer program is a terminal program along the lines of:

name = input('What is your name?\n')
print('Hi, %s.' % name)

Every programmer has experienced an intense sense of accomplishment when someone uses their program. The problem is that, until today, there was no easy way to share text and terminal-based programs.

That's why we're excited to announce repl.run, where every, and I mean every, terminal program on Repl.it can be published as a website.

You'll get a website with a fullscreen terminal with your program automatically running. Here's the @pyelias's classic chatroom repl.runing:

Here's what it looks like to publish @ericqweinstein's snake game:

You can play it at sssnake.ericqweinstein.repl.run. And the chatroom here: chatroom.pyelias.repl.run.

This is only the beginning. We think we built a whole new way to share terminal apps on the web and it's going to take us a while, with your help, to explore all the implications here.

Get your own repl.run link by becoming an explorer.

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MeowC (25)

repl.runningfromyourcommitments

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dhhfd (0)

how do you make a .run?

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pavi2410 (12)

Is it possible to get the query string from the url?

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nsedler (19)

This is very cool!

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XavierDD (53)

I'm not an explorer but I have it and it's amazing!!!

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XavierDD (53)

@timmy_i_chen I would, but I use IOS chrome and explore doesn't like it...