The iPhone and iPad are arguably one of the most powerful computers most of us own. While much argument has been had as to whether you can do real work on iOS, apps are a proving ground for what an iOS device is capable of. Coda for iOS harnesses the power of iOS to make a feature rich programming app, turning your iOS device into a shell terminal, FTP client, remote file viewer, and pocketable coding app.
What is Coda for iOS
Why it’s great
There’s not shortage of FTP apps, SSH terminals, and text editors on iOS, but finding an app as well-considered and all-encompassing as Coda is near impossible. Whether you need to make small changes to a document, move files around on a server, or dig in to code for a website or application, Coda can handle it in a single application. It also offers syntax highlighting for easily reading and understanding your file’s contents.
Who it’s for
Anyone that relies on FTP or a terminal to manage remote files will find value in Coda, and web developers will find it useful as a portable programming app. The ability to quickly make edits or deploy changes makes it useful for anyone seeking an iOS coding app. At roughly $25, this app isn’t for everyone, but it’s in a class of its own for those who can take advantage of its powerful features.
This isn’t an app for everyone, but if you are a programmer or developer, it’s a must-have! Your iOS devices are incredible computers, and with Coda, you can do even more from the palm of your hand.
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