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Eclipse Theia is an extensible framework to develop full-fledged multi-language Cloud & Desktop IDEs and tools with state-of-the-art web technologies.



Visit the Eclipse Theia website for more information and the Theia documentation.


This is the main repository for the Eclipse Theia project, containing the sources of the Theia Platform. Please open generic discussions, bug reports and feature requests about Theia on this repository. The Theia project also includes additional repositories, e.g. for the artifacts building the Theia IDE and the Theia website. Please also see the overview of all Theia project repositories.



  • Support building browser-based and desktop IDEs and tools
  • Provide a highly flexible architecture for adopters
  • Support VS Code Extension protocol
  • Develop under vendor-neutral open-source governance

More details on the project goals are available on the Theia website.


See our roadmap for an overview about the current project goals and the upcoming releases.

Getting Started

Here you can find guides and examples for common scenarios to adopt Theia:


Read below to learn how to take part in improving Theia:


Read below how to engage with Theia community:

  • Join the discussion on GitHub.
  • Ask a question, request a new feature and file a bug with GitHub issues.
  • Vote on existing GitHub issues by reacting with a 👍. We regularly check issues with votes!
  • Star the repository to show your support.
  • Follow Theia on Twitter.
  • Join the weekly developer call




"Theia" is a trademark of the Eclipse Foundation