Factory - Getting Started
A Factory is a template used to generate new or open existing workspaces with a URL. Factories can be used to create replicas of existing workspaces or to automate the provisioning of statically or dynamically defined workspaces.
Factories are available with Eclipse Che and Codenvy.
Try a Factory
Factories can be invoked from a Factory URL built in multiple ways. You can replace the
codenvy.io domain with the hostname of any Codenvy on-premises installation.
Using Factories on
codenvy.io require the user to be authenticated. Users who are not authenticated will be presented a login screen after they click on the Factory URL. Users without an account can create one using the same dialog.
Invoke Factory using its unique hashcode
Invoke a named Factory
Invoke Factory for a specific git repo
Once the Factory is executed, it either loads an existing workspace or generates a new one, depending upon the Factory configuration. The name of the workspace is determined within the Factory configuration and its name becomes part of the URL access with the format
You have just created your first developer workspace using Factories. Read on to learn more about: - How to create factories. - Customizing factories with the Factory JSON reference. - Factory terms in the glossary.