When comparing Textastic vs CodeLobster IDE, the Slant community recommends Textastic for most people. In the question“What is the best code editor for iOS?” Textastic is ranked 5th while CodeLobster IDE is ranked 7th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro iOS version available
Pro Supports 80 source code and markup languages
Textastic has support for several script and markup languages.
Pro Very fast
There's no need for hundreds of modules to be loaded on every start of Textastic. It's perfect for the fast editing of files.
Pro Supports online sync
Textastic can sync with iCloud documents.
Pro Code completion
Pro It works on Windows, Mac and Linux
Pro CodeLobster IDE has advanced PHP autocomplete
Pro CodeLobster IDE has internal FTP client
CodeLobster IDE has internal FTP/SFTP client
Pro CodeLobster IDE supports xDebug integration
CodeLobster IDE has very good xDebug integration
Con Mac only
Textastic is for Mac only.
Textastic is a proprietary software and needs a license which costs $7.99.