Published 18 Nov 2015
[cont'd] multiple users to check and edit code immediately in real time. It has a persistent live chat sidebar feature that allows conversations and commenting from fellow coders and you can save snapshots of the code at any point in time that can be referred back to at a later date. It features a simple but beautiful interface that carries a very powerful functionality that lives just below the surface and works just as effectively whether you are looking for a quick way of sharing snippets of code or as a full-on remote technical interview platform. Finally, the app features editor themes and code highlighting that can be changed between light and dark depending on your mood and needs. Every detail has been fine tuned to deliver a smooth, good looking and user-friendly experience no matter which device you are using.
CodePile offers full support for syntax highlighting, code hinting and snippet completion for over 130 programming languages with two different themes to suit your preference. It feels a lot like an in-browser Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and shared links to your code can either be static or collaborative. When you enable the cooperative coding feature, the editor supports simultaneous cursors that work similarly to Google Docs - giving you live updates as you code. This feature also works brilliantly as kind of a remote technical interview whiteboard.
Whether you are looking for a quick way to share simple snippets of code or need a fully featured and collaborative online...