Wing is built by the folks at Wing Cloud and an amazing community of contributors from around the world.
The language specification, toolchain and local simulator are released under the MIT license and will always be free to use. We see ourselves as the shepherds of the project through its incubation and hope to donate it to an open-source foundation so it will be eventually be community governed.
The Wing Console is Wing Cloud's first product. It is designed to be an amazing companion for building Wing applications. We don't have plans to charge for local development, but have some ideas for adding production capabilities to the Wing Console that we plan to charge for.