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Online Code Snippets Sharing

Published 09/25/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Jess Meli
What can you use the app for? is a website that helps users save and store portions of code. The code storing or saving interface is directly on the main page and it gives users access to the ability to save their favorite codes segments. People store codes for various reasons. however, the ability to store and produce code in a format that is suitable for the specific type of code can be difficult. This is where the Snipt application is able to provide valuable service to programmers and web developers. The code that users save and store can be kept on the web. There are additional features which the application offers including embedding widgets on the users your site. Users with Twitter accounts can also benefit because the application uses a Twitter sign on. screenshot
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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Founded in 2009 by Dan Wasyluk, the application is used to store and save code. The creator is constantly working on improvements and rolled out v2.02. There were bug fixes. In addition, the application provides some focus to hard code spam protection.

What are the differences to other apps?

There are other websites that provide code storage capabilities. Users can share code through Twitter. This is a similar technique to sharing photos through Twitter. This is what differentiates this application from other code sharing application. Also, it seems that the application is still adding additional feature to improve its functionality and value to users. There are similar applications that have a larger database of shared codes which users can browse and save.

How does the web app look and feel to use?

The application is easy to use. The has a simple and straightforward design. Users can choose options on the screen including the language of the code and the theme that will be used to save, store and share the code. The code can be types or pasted onto the box provided.

How does the registration process work?

A Twitter account is used to sign into the application. Hence, users wanting to use the application need to register on Twitter before being able to use Twitter to log into the application. Hence, once a Twitter account is created, users are ready to share code. By signing through Twitter, the application will store the user's Twitter password.

What does it cost to use the application?

There are no costs or charges for using the application. It is completely free to use and users never have to subscribe to any paid accounts anywhere on the wesite.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Users who want to share code can use the application to achieve this objective. Many types of codes in different coding languages can be stored and shared through the use of Twitter. Coders, code developers and web developers can also use the application to save their codes.

  • Users can share code snippets with others
  • Also, users can store code snippets
  • There is no need for a user account
  • There is a list of code languages available
  • Users can select from a list of themes

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