I always wondered why there isn’t any portable option to write and compile code for c++, and then I came across some of the awesome free android compilers. Which can easily make you write and compile code on any android supported device. Either you got an android tablet, an android smartphone every android supported thing is just going to support these awesome android c++ compilers. These compilers are good as they support almost all of the libraries necessary to compile your big projects. If you are a learner then you can code on the go and can also download you pdf manual for the smartphone from the internet. I have tried these compilers personally and found them great to test your ideas which come to you on road while going on a long drive. LOL I am just kidding 😀
Awesome Android Compilers For your Smartphone and Tablet:
I have tried the first one free android c++ compiler, which is great indeed. You can save and compile your files in your sdcard or the mobile’s internal storage.
1- CppDroid – A C++ IDE for Android:
CppDroid is a free application which can let you compile your c++ code inside your smartphone. Just install this application inside your smartphone, and then start it , the first time it will surely fetch some files from the internet but after setting it up, you’ll be able to write code and then compile the output of your code and save it to your android smartphone. This is a handy application if you are a new learner, as you can learn the code quite quickly, like instead of getting bored in a party you can write and practise code. Geek do like this, if you want to be a programmer then this is really a healthy routine.
2- C4Droid – C++/C IDE For Android:
C4Droid is a paid solution for writing and compiling code on your android powered device. This paid solution is better than the free ones in many ways, since this is surely a paid version. An update for the GCC compiler can always be installed. You can also enjoy the tabbed way of writing the code, i-e just like your browser you can create tabs and can write code in them with ease of navigation. Rest there are other compilers present too, but these two are good ones. Since they offer speed and ease of writing code with good syntax highlighting.
If you have some other suggestions for developing c++ and c applications on the android, then provide them in comments, and I’ll consider adding them in this post to help others who want to learn how to code. Because these compilers are good enough to give you syntax error too.