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Code Pigeon

Remote Server Code Hosting


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Published 05/24/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Adam Brown
What can you use the app for?

You can use this app to back up and access your code from anywhere. The app backs up all the code you submit on all three of its servers in Germany, the United States and South Korea. The three servers ensure faster and more secure service. You can also use the app to share your code and work on it simultaneously with others. The app also lets you store up to three different versions of your code. You can use it for easy testing on multiple pages and domains.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

CodePigeon was launched in a beta phase in March 2012. As an app appealing to a technically knowledgeable market, it managed to quickly attract thousands of users and followers. It has also generated some level of buzz on forums and other sites specializing in the topic. The simple, straightforward focus of the app gives it a clear target market although it also excludes the larger audience of non-programmers.

What are the differences to other apps?

Security and backup is emphasized throughout the app, with back ups on three servers in Germany, the United States, and South Korea. The fast access time also makes it stand out. The access times are color coded on a world map on the site to tell users exactly what to expect.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The app has a basic blue and white theme that enhances its simple look. The dashboard of the app is intuitive, making it easy to organize, access and edit code stored with the app. Very simple and easy to understand line charts illustrate the number of access to a certain code over a certain period. The Add Script, Get Code, Synchronize, and other functions work seamlessly and quickly.

How does the registration process work?

To register with Code Pigeon, click the Register button at the top of the main page on the web. From there, you will be taken to a page where you have to fill in your name, email address, password and your country of residence. You will also have to select whether you are a personal or corporate user. You will be sent a confirmation email. Click it to finish the registration process.

What does it cost to use the application?

The app is free to use.

Who would you recommend the application to?

The app is great for programmers on the move. They can use it to edit snippets of code from anywhere and embed them on web sites without dealing with FTP accounts.

  • Servers in US, Germany and South Korea.
  • Edit your code from anywhere.
  • Guaranteed 100 percent uptime.
  • Work on your code with others in real time.
  • All your code backed up on three servers.


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