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I'd give my firstborn's left arm for something like this

http://krillapps.com/coderunner/

Yes, I know, executing unknown code may be hazardous to your health, but I'm quite capable of reading some code before I run it

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The awkward moment when you wish you had MAC. –  Florents Tselai Jan 29 '12 at 14:04
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@Florenc Why? What is unique about CodeRunner that cannot be done in other, less expensive computers? –  Andres F. Jan 29 '12 at 14:56
    
If I had $2500 and 6 months to spare I'd buy one in a heartbeat. - $1500 for a mac and $1000 for a pc that I could do actual work on, and 6 months to learn a new OS. –  jamesson Jan 29 '12 at 15:01
    
@jamesson: If, by actual work, you mean programs that run only on MS Windows, all Macs for some time have been able to run MS Windows, although you may have problems with heavily DRMed games. Assuming also that you can actually make reasonable use of something like Coderunner, you aren't going to need six months to be productive in MacOSX, or for that matter Linux or z/OS. –  David Thornley Jan 30 '12 at 14:32
    
@david:, By actual work I mean IC design. By learning an operating system I mean knowing how to do crash recovery in under an hour. –  jamesson Jan 30 '12 at 16:06

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While not exactly what your after, sites like http://ideone.com/ and http://codepad.org/ are great alternatives

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IDEOne is exactly it. codepad seems like its down, will check later –  jamesson Jan 30 '12 at 16:09

It seems very nice, but nothing way over the top, or something you'd miss that much when working at a PC (this is textmate :-) ).

On windows machines, notepad++ might do the trick (no command line integration though). If by PC you mean linux (also in windows) look for a GUI emabled vim (has bindings for nearly all programming languages you might want to use).

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I looooves my notepad++ :) –  jamesson Jan 30 '12 at 16:01

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