Coactive is described as 'Visual Studio extension which provides developers with unique insights into what their teammates are working on in real time, prevent conflicts before they happen, and identify opportunities for collaboration' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are six alternatives to Coactive for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Mac, Windows, Linux and Windows Mobile. The best alternative is Codeanywhere. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Codeshare or Visual Studio Live Share. Other great apps like Coactive are Nova (Paid), Coder (Paid) and pairinterviews (Free).
- Open a Codeshare editor, write or copy code, then share it with friends and colleagues. Pair program and troubleshoot together. - Set coding tasks and observe in real-time when interviewing remotely or in person. Nobody likes writing code on a whiteboard.