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What is CLion?

Knowing your code through and through, CLion can take care of the routine while you focus on the important things. Boost your productivity with the keyboard-centric approach (Vim-emulation plugin is also available in plugin repository), full coding assistance, smart and relevant code completion, fast project navigation, intelligent intention actions, and reliable refactorings.
CLion is a tool in the Integrated Development Environment category of a tech stack.

Who uses CLion?

13 companies reportedly use CLion in their tech stacks, including Zscaler, Graphai, and Codealike.

113 developers on StackShare have stated that they use CLion.

CLion Integrations

Why developers like CLion?

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CLion Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose CLion in their tech stack.


CLion is used to build shiro.

It is the primary IDE for development on shiro and the source control repository comes with predefined scripts for easy development and testing of shiro. CLion

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CLion's Features

  • Smart Editor
  • Code Generation
  • CMake
  • Debugger
  • Universal Environment
  • Git, Mercurial, and Perforce support

CLion Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to CLion?
Visual Studio
Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications.
Standard Eclipse package suited for Java and plug-in development plus adding new plugins; already includes Git, Marketplace Client, source code and developer documentation. Click here to file a bug against Eclipse Platform.
NetBeans IDE
NetBeans IDE is FREE, open source, and has a worldwide community of users and developers.
It is a popular developer productivity extension for Microsoft Visual Studio. It automates most of what can be automated in your coding routines. It finds compiler errors, runtime errors, redundancies, and code smells right as you type, suggesting intelligent corrections for them.
At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
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CLion's Followers
131 developers follow CLion to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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