“Imagine I’m relaxing on the beach and get a notification saying the servers are down. I open up Binary, fix a couple lines of code, push the changes, and get back to playing with the dogs on the beach,” says creator Darshan Shankar. Binary is currently available as a public beta.
“This means instead of carrying laptops around, a developer could write an app, test it, and deploy it — all from the iPad,” Shankar told VentureBeat via email.
Text entry is an issue; you’ll want to use a Bluetooth keyboard or one of the many case/keyboard combo units available for the iPad.