It works similar to a CodePen or Gist but it allows you to write a Node.js-based server to complement the front end.
It's made by Glitch Inc, formerly known as Fog Creek Software.
- Sven Knebel made the authorship algorithm testing tool https://sturdy-backbone.glitch.me/ using Glitch
- Marty McGuire has made several projects using Glitch
- Kapowski, a micropub client for posting animated GIFs. (Source on Glitch).
- 🕸💍, an IndieWeb webring. (Source on Glitch).
- A standalone IndieAuth authorization endpoint, ported from selfauth. (Source on Glitch). 2018-03-12 announcement.
- A Micropub endpoint that can create posts on NeoCities sites. (Source on Glitch). 2018-03-12 announcement.
Glitch is a common enough word that it has been used to mean other things: