Diet Coda lets Web developers leave their notebooks at home. The $19.99 code editor for the iPad from Panic, Inc., is portable friendly, including an adaptive keyboard that tunes itself to programming languages for making it fast and easy to work with remote files.
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Panic, Inc., promotes Diet Coda with the tag line, "Make quick web fixes to go." However, I have found to be potentially much more useful than that in the few days I have used it. The adaptive keyboard layouts, code completion, and Bluetooth keyboard support work well for coding sessions longer than just a quick fix. Backed by reference documentation on a companion smartphone or even an Amazon Kindle, Diet Coda might tempt some developers to leave their notebooks behind.
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