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Description

What is IntelliJ IDEA?

Out of the box, IntelliJ IDEA provides a comprehensive feature set including tools and integrations with the most important modern technologies and frameworks for enterprise and web development with Java, Scala, Groovy and other languages.

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.

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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use IntelliJ IDEA?
    653 companies on StackShare use IntelliJ IDEA
    What companies use Android Studio?
    785 companies on StackShare use Android Studio
    What companies use Xcode?
    890 companies on StackShare use Xcode

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with IntelliJ IDEA?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with IntelliJ IDEA
    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 are some alternatives to IntelliJ IDEA, Android Studio, and Xcode?

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