CodeTogether adds support for pair programming from VS Code directly to remote web browsers and is specifically designed around short organic sessions, like a quick Slack or Hangout call. It is highly optimized for coding with participants connecting in from any modern browser and able to have a realtime coding experience even if connecting from the other side of the world.
Source is always End-to-End Encrypted and on-premises hosting is optionally available.
Anyone developing in IntelliJ, VS Code, or Eclipse can start hosting CodeTogether pair programming sessions simply by installing the corresponding extension or plugin.
CodeTogether in Action
Getting going with CodeTogether is easy. Simply install the extension, start a session, and share the URL with your peers.
Starting / Stopping a CodeTogether Session
Open the Command Palette
Inviting Users to a CodeTogether Session
Once you have started a session, all you need to do is share the Invite URL with your intended participants to have them join your coding session. Participants simply have to open the Invite URL in any modern browser to join the session - no registration, download, or installation required!
The Invite URL is copied to the clipboard when the session starts, but you can also use the,
The CodeTogether status bar item will show you the number of participants. The CodeTogether pane can also be used to see what files others in the session are currently coding in.