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Description

What is Android Studio?

Android Studio is a new Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA. It provides new features and improvements over Eclipse ADT and will be the official Android IDE once it's ready.

What is Xcode?

The Xcode IDE is at the center of the Apple development experience. Tightly integrated with the Cocoa and Cocoa Touch frameworks, Xcode is an incredibly productive environment for building amazing apps for Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

What is Eclipse?

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.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Android Studio?
786 companies on StackShare use Android Studio
What companies use Xcode?
892 companies on StackShare use Xcode
What companies use Eclipse?
232 companies on StackShare use Eclipse

Integrations

What tools integrate with Android Studio?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Android Studio
What tools integrate with Xcode?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Xcode
What tools integrate with Eclipse?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Eclipse

What are some alternatives to Android Studio, Xcode, and Eclipse?

  • IntelliJ IDEA - Capable and Ergonomic IDE for JVM
  • Visual Studio - State-of-the-art tools and services that you can use to create great apps for devices, the cloud, and everything in between.
  • PhpStorm - Professional IDE for PHP and Web Developers
  • WebStorm - The smartest JavaScript IDE

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