Gisto 2.0

Code snippet manager that runs on GitHub Gist

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Gisto is a code snippet manager that runs on GitHub Gists and adds additional features such as searching, tagging and sharing gists while including a rich code editor.

All your data is stored on GitHub and you can access it from GitHub Gists at any time with changes carrying over to Gisto.

It's free and open source.

Alexander Eldeib
  • Pros: 

    Apparently Free (?), desktop x-plat + web client, monaco code editor, live markdown preview, smart detection on file types, slick UI


    No mobile apps (not that I really care). It wasn't released sooner.

    I have been looking for an app that I could basically use as a client to Gists to use as code snippets. I've looked at Cacher and some other options, most have extremely limited free tiers or are generally a bit clunky.

    I love the interface in Gisto. I opened it up, logged in (the app integrated Github 2FA natively, which worked for me while the "Login with Github" via github popup site failed; bad redirect?), and immediately had my existing gists loaded up. Flipped through them in the editor. Code only files load as editable code right away; Markdown and other text loads as preview. In edit mode, markdown edits with the live preview side by side. Love the home screen with tiles and stats on languages and public/private etc. Lots of good drop down options to go back to web, copy content, integrate with external sites.

    Is there a plan to monetize this? Also tiny note, looks like the burger menu in the top left corner doesn't do anything (not sure what it *should* do). Great work!

    Alexander Eldeib has used this product for one day.
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Wade Armstrong
Wade Armstrong@kaizendad · Guy who builds things with technology.
Seems really interesting, planning any support for text editors? Cold be great to have a plugin for Sublime, VS Code, etc.