Jun 26, 2012
5 Best iPhone Apps for Programmers and Bloggers
1. FTP On The GoYou never really realize how much you need FTP (File Transfer Protocol) until you have it at your fingertips. The FTP On The Go app gives you mobile FTP access right from your iPhone. You can access your FTP server, view files, make changes, view changes in the attached browser and look through recent connections. This app is simple, but it will be very useful. Your clients will love when you can transfer or change files regardless of your location.
2. PHP RefDo you ever find yourself forgetting some of the PHP functions? Then this app will make your job much easier. The PHP Ref app lists are 5,149 PHP functions at once, and it has a handy search option so you can easily find the exact function you are looking for. It also offers tips on how to use each function, so it's great if you are an amateur. One of the best things is that this reference guide is all offline. You can view the references anywhere you go, and without using up your data plan.
3. iMyDesktops have largely been used to work on databases, but you can now use your iPhone to construct or edit a database. The iMy app was the first iPhone database app, and it is the only one to offer SSH Tunneling. This app allows you to make complex queries by using an exhaustive keyword list, and you can save queries to use later. It is also easy to download and upload databases from your desktop or server to the iPhone. If you frequently work with databases, then you need this app.
4. Developer's Tool Kithe Developer's Tool Kit is useful for programmers, Web designers, bloggers and developers. This app contains an extensive list of symbols and characters and their Unicode derivative. There are over 10,000 characters, so you can easily find whatever you need. There is also a hex calculator that can also do binary and octal calculations, and a color wheel if you need it. This app has a lot of value, and you will find many different characters and functions in the Developer's Tool Kit.
5. Network UtilityKeeping up with your server and website are important, but it can be difficult to do if you don't have a laptop with you. The Network Utility app on the iPhone gives you the ability to check your server, and you can ensure that the server is working properly. You can also ping the server right from the iPhone. The Network Utility app allows you to look at your IP address information, and you can check logs to see if any unauthorized people snuck into your server to steal any files
ConclusionThe iPhone isn't know for having apps for programmers, but there are a few good ones floating around that can help you out in your daily work. These five apps will help you work on programming when you are away from your computer, or they will give you extra functionality to help clients. Try these apps, and you will see just how useful they can be.
About : Ravi Saive
Simple Word a Computer Geek and Linux Guru who loves to share tricks and tips on Internet. Most Of My Servers runs on Open Source Platform called Linux. Because it is usually free and allow me do geeky stuff such as Programming and Scripting with CLI (Command Line Interface).