In my course as a developer I find myself constantly examining the differences between two pieces of text.
Now, although pretty much every IDE (and various stand-alone products) have sophisticated diff utilities built in (like Eclipse), my favourite, I got very tired of having to create two files just to paste in fragments of code or other bits of texts just in order to perform a diff and see the differences highlighted.
This is why I made myself a quick online version that I have now decided to share with anyone else interested. (Update - Since the previous version of this tool stopped working, this current version was created by Harmen Stoppels.)
Simply paste your first text into the left text box and the other text into the right box and hit 'Submit' to see the results.
I have added the following options :
I have also added the following options for diff algorithms:
For long comparisons to avoid scrolling all the way up to do a follow-up comparison, I have also included a copy of the form on the bottom of the page after a submit has taken place.
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