I'm looking for an IDE for Java similar to Eclipse, but for iPhone. I'm wondering if it can be similar to Orion or another cloud-based compiler so that I can start a program on my computer and work on it on my iPhone without having to email the file to myself. I know that Orion has a web app that may work on iPhones, but I'm looking for an app optimized for iPhone/iPad.

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One that comes to mind is CodeAnywhere.com which supports syntax highlighting for Java. It's has an app for both iPhone and iPad as well as a great online interface.

Codeanywhere is a text, code and markup editor, that has been redesigned and reengineered to be light, fast, and mobile-friendly. Connect to your FTP, SFTP Servers, Dropbox or Github account and easily manipulate your resources, folders or files just with the swipe of your finger.

Share and collaborate on projects or just a single file - from wherever you are, and of course quickly edit code with our keyboard that has been customised for developers on the go.

Codeanywhere makes developers forget what device they are working on and let them concentrate on getting work done - be it from the iPad, iPhone, or the desktop.

Codeanywhere, it lets you do just that.

Codeanywhere's UI

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    Be warned - Codeanywhere in the App Store is only a 7 day trial version.
    – AlDante
    May 21, 2020 at 14:46

I see you accepted the above answer, but I want to show you an alternative. I've not used it yet, but heard a lot of good things about it and I'm sure you can find tests for it easily.

It's not free (9,99€) but it's for iPhone and iPad, and there is also a client for Mac.

Coda for iOS

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