pastebin - collaborative debugging

pastebin is a collaborative debugging tool allowing you to share and modify code snippets while chatting on IRC, IM or a message board.

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pastebin private pastebin - collaborative debugging tool What's a private pastebin?

What is pastebin?

pastebin is here to help you collaborate on debugging code snippets. If you're not familiar with the idea, most people use it like this:

How can I view the differences between two posts?

When you view a post, you have the opportunity of editing the text - this creates a new post, but when you view it, you'll be given a 'diff' link which allows you to compare the changes between the old and the new version

This is a powerful feature, great for seeing exactly what lines someone changed.

What's a private pastebin and how do I get one?

You get a private pastebin simply by thinking up a domain name no-one else is using, e.g. or Posts made into a subdomain only show up on that domain, making it easy for you to collaborate without the 'noise' of the regular service at

All you need to do is change the web address in your browser to access a private pastebin, or you can simply enter the domain you'd like below

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Please note that there is no password protection - subdomains are accessible to anyone who knows the domain name you've chosen, but we do not publish a list of domains used.

Subdomains for your language...

If a subdomain matches a language name, the required syntax highlighting is selected for you, so will preselect Ruby automatically.

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And this is all free?

It will always be free, our hosting and maintenance costs are paid for through advertising.

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