A few weeks ago, I had written a post on “Search WprdPress stuff with wpseek” and through a feedback I came to know about a web application Code Barrel which provides user the ability to re-use the code, I examined it and got stuck to it including its classy design and sleek navigation, I was hurried to implement it, eventually I signed up a free account and started implementing it.
Code Barrel was first designed for their own development purpose that data can be stored, shared and re-used. It provides functionality like tagging, advanced search copy paste etc. It can also keep track of snippet revision, supports commenting, email notification is sent when snippet is changed. It will assist developers to boost up their work-flow.
Code Barrel is a global and secure central repository or online storage for storing code snippets for re-usability. Code Barrel is a hosted solution, so no need to download client, install or update. It is a perfect solution for software development companies and workgroups.
It supports most of the programming language. It is specifically designed to store and share code snippets among the team that makes developer speed up with their code. Visual Studio is a free code barrel plug-in that can easily be used. An Eclipse plug-in is under development and will be available soon.
You can take a demo here, no account needed.
- Click Add button on the top-right of the window.
- Enter the title, its description then select language and add tag to it.
- Now you can paste your code or import it from file.
- And you are done with adding the data.
- You can see the latest activity in the right hand side window.
- You can view the existing code when you click on any of the snippet as shown in the image below.
- You can also view and share comment for the code.
Advantages of using Code Barrel
- Store code snippets for any programming language.
- Search and tag your snippets.
- Track snippet revisions.
- Comment on your or your teammates snippets.
Thank to Mr. Keir Davis for introducing such facet. I expect it will help a lot.
Do drop in your comments.