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Sharad Raj (He/Him)
Sharad Raj (He/Him)

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Have you tried any local alternatives to Copilot?

I've been using Copilot from quite a while and would like to know what do you all use ... (*-*)

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Ben Halpern

I have not, but I'm subscribed to this conversation โ€” I'd much prefer this avenue if there are good products, but I'm not aware of them.

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Sharad Raj (He/Him) • Edited

I saw couple of them with 10K+ stars but I'm looking forward to what others have tried.

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Dorothy_Jay

I've been using Codeium for a month , it's free and work well

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Rizmy Abdulla ๐ŸŽ–๏ธ

Chatgpt lol ๐Ÿ˜†

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Ben Sinclair

not just that, a spam link inside a chatgpt response.

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Candra

With local, do you mean open source model?
Open source model is not yet catch up with Open AI's GPT lineup (in terms of quality), but the one came close is DeepSeek-Coder models, you can find it on huggingface and github.
But of course, you need good computer to run that models locally.

But if you mean service similar to copilot that is free, it's Codeium.
Cursor is also a great free alternative, but it's a full blown text editor (fork of VSCode with AI abilities)

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Roi Trigerman

What do you mean by "local"? you want it to work with no internet connection?

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Mauro Nava Luevanos

maybe, it could be a good options for very very private projects. An offline and private gpt that could be trained with the project information.
Maybe not offline at all, but that stores all the context and conversations on local or own servers.

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Shayan Malik

I use phind and love it. While it's not integrated in the editor, Phind is great for allmost anything.