Devin is an AI coding assistant that can function as a fully autonomous software engineer, able to plan and execute complex coding tasks requiring thousands of decisions. It offers impressive capabilities like learning new technologies on the fly, building and deploying full apps from scratch, automatically finding and fixing bugs, training its own AI models, and contributing to production codebases – all with real-time progress reporting and user collaboration. Devin delivers cutting-edge performance on the SWE-bench coding benchmark, resolving 13.86% of issues end-to-end compared to just 1.96% for previous models.

Devin is currently in early access, and you’ll need to sign up to the waitlist in order to gain access to the tool. You can join the waitlist by visiting the Cognition Labs website. Here are some key takeaways from their showcase of Devin:

  • Devin can use a browser to read API documentation and learn.
  • It can debug errors by adding print statements and analyzing logs.
  • Ability to build and deploy a styled website as a visualization.
  • Devin’s capabilities are enabled by advancements in reasoning and long-term planning.