Lately, I’ve been experimenting with programming from my iPad. Thanks to Panic’s app, Prompt I can be sitting in bed and SSHed to my laptop that’s sitting in the living room. Once I’ve SSHed into my laptop, I fire up my current editor of choice, Vim and start coding away.
On your iPad you want to install an app that’ll let you SSH to another machine. As mentioned earlier I use the app, Prompt by Panic.
On the machine that I SSH to from my iPad, I have Vim setup to my likings. Vim allows me to write code from the iPad in a text-editor that I’m familiar with in my desktop.
The syntax is
If you don’t have Node.js installed, simply download node and by installing the Node.js package it should automatically make the node CLI available in your terminal.