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GoCodeEditor is a Code Editor optimized for fast opening and editing local and remote files (Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, FTP, SFTP/SSH) on your iOS Device.

• Sublime like Code-Editor!

• Universal App (use it on your iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch)

• iPhone X (s/s Max) support

• Full iPad Pro support (including smart keyboard support, shortcuts, split-screen multitasking)

• iPadOS Mouse & Trackpad

• NEW! Multi-caret Editing

• NEW! Siri Shortcuts
- create newfile / start shell / connect to shell / preview
- more soon...

• Drag & Drop Support
- Support for Drag & Drop files from the Files App
- Support for Drag & Drop files / repos and folders from Working Copy App
- Support for Dragging local files from GoCoEdit to other Apps

• Compatible with Apple Watch
Start a ssh-shell from your wrist right now!
Run your self defined scripts with one tap.

• Extra keybar with swipe functions and trackball to precisely move the cursor and select text

• Syntax highlighting
for many coding languages like:
(apache, arduino, asp/, c, c#, c++, ceylon, clojure, coffeescript, css, dart, dockerfile, elixir, erlang, fortran, go, handlebars, haskel, html, jade, java, javascript (es6 support), jsx, kotlin, latex/stex, less, lisp, livescript, lua, markdown, mathematica, nginx, objective-c, pascal, perl, php, plist, powershell, pug, puppet, python, r, rss, ruby, rust, sass, scala, shader, shell, sql, squirrel, stylus, swift, typescript, verilog, vue(js), xml, yaml)

• Some comfort features: code folding, code hinting, auto indent, auto close brackets, line wrapping, smart indent, tag and bracket matching, find by regular expression, replace, replace all, symbolic/function search for many syntax modes

• Quick CMD-mode (keep your hands on the On-Screen-Keyboard)
- p.e. press cmd+c, cmd+v to copy and paste selected text
- over 15 shortcuts supported

• Different themes ( include solarized, monokai and many more ) and font-sizes

• Import / export / open files from icloud drive and other file providers

• Open entire folders or repositories from the Git client Working Copy or the Files App using the iOS document picker

• Extendable
- Custom Syntax Modes -- create your own Syntax highlighting modes
now you can write own modes and use it for your own file types
- Custom Themes -- create your own editor themes
- Snippets -- use short fragments of text again and again
( with filed and placeholders support )

• Preview Browser with Javascript console
( in iPad version resizeable for preview iPad or iPhone layouts )

• Markdown Preview & HTML Export

• Connect to your servers via SFTP, FTP, DRIVE, ONEDRIVE or DROPBOX
NEW! with OneDrive 365 and OneDrive for Business support

• NEW! File has changed detection
( GCE is now able to detect external file changes on local and remote files )

• Upload and Download files/folders or edit files directly on your server/dropbox/drive/onedrive without download

• Very fast reconnect and recover of open files after restart

• Edit your files directly on your server without download.

• Integrated Shell (ssh) to perform background tasks like a Grunt, Gulp, npm or another shell job
( type direct or define scripts and run it with a single tap )

• Supporting advanced features like textselection by cursor, Splitview, Slide-Over and Drag & Drop

• 3D Touch support
- Show/move cursor by 3D touch the keyboard
- Quick Actions (new file, start shell, connect shell to last server, show preview of last file)

• External/Bluetooth keyboard support
( all iOS shot-cut keys are supported + lots of shortcuts available )

If you want to support the project and increase the development speed become a patreon.

What’s New

Version 16.6.6

••• Use VSCode in the Cloud (code-server) on iOS •••
(attention shameless self promotion)
The new App:
"UCoW - Ultimate Code Wrapper"
makes it possible & better usable on iOS & iPadOS
On Sale for short time

• • • NEW in GoCoEdit 16.6.x • • •
• Fixed a keyboard shortcut issue
• Verilog Syntax support added
• Fixed a possible preview crash
• Fixed the preview console
• Some more minor updates

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
109 Ratings

109 Ratings

Tovokas ,

An Interesting and Powerful Editor

I give GoCoEdit five stars because the things it does, it does extremely well. As far as I know it’s the only iOS editor with multiple cursors (like Sublime), which is a wonderful feature.

On the downside, it’s lack of clear documentation can mean untangling its power can be a bit tricky. It also (I assume_ enforces a specific workflow: you are either working on local files, or remote server files, but I can’t seem to discover any way to edit a local file, then connect it with a remote server for publishing. In my case this is problematic, because I can easily open files from my Working Copy git repositories, but there doesn’t seem to be an easy way to then publish any changes I make to the server. Working directly on the server just doesn’t make sense when you’re using version control.

Hopefully as it matures features such as these will be added, but GoCoEdit really is a powerful editor I would like to spend more time with.

Ryan-H ,

Great Development App that has many Features

This is a very impressive app, and thanks for the new update, I love the interactive JavaScript console!

The only problem/suggestion I have is when entering commands, etc into the new JavaScript console, and I need to type quotes, the keyboard by default types the rich text “fancy” quotes, not the plain text ones... so I get errors. And actually, now that there is the interactive console, I think it would just be a big improvement to have the extra row of ‘keys, on top of the keyboard, (just like when you’re in regular editing a file mode).

Loving this app, thanks again for the update, I will use the js console a lot!

Rokkett77 ,

Great mobile editor!

I’ve tried all the free apps and frankly, they’re all rubbish. I couldn’t bring myself to drop a wad of money on an app like coda either. I decided to give Goco a try and it is definitely a great app - a good balance of price and functionality. The only thing really limiting the app is the janky “file manager”included with iOS. However, the creator of this app has added the ability to specify / bookmark preferred directories which allows you to easily access specific files and folders.

This lemon is definitely worth the squeeze.

App Privacy

The developer, Christoph Gogolin, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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