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Description

What is Visual Studio?

Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications.

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 PhpStorm?

PhpStorm is a PHP IDE which keeps up with latest PHP & web languages trends, integrates a variety of modern tools, and brings even more extensibility with support for major PHP frameworks.

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Why do developers choose Visual Studio?
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    Why do developers choose Android Studio?
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    Why do developers choose PhpStorm?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Visual Studio?
    No Cons submitted yet for Visual Studio
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    What are the cons of using Android Studio?
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    What are the cons of using PhpStorm?
    Downsides of PhpStorm?

    Pricing

    How much does Visual Studio cost?
    How much does Android Studio cost?
    How much does PhpStorm cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Visual Studio?
    526 companies on StackShare use Visual Studio
    What companies use Android Studio?
    765 companies on StackShare use Android Studio
    What companies use PhpStorm?
    529 companies on StackShare use PhpStorm

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Visual Studio?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Studio
    What tools integrate with Android Studio?
    5 tools on StackShare integrate with Android Studio
    What tools integrate with PhpStorm?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with PhpStorm

    What are some alternatives to Visual Studio, Android Studio, and PhpStorm?

    • IntelliJ IDEA - Capable and Ergonomic IDE for JVM
    • Xcode - The complete toolset for building great apps
    • WebStorm - The smartest JavaScript IDE
    • PyCharm - The Most Intelligent Python IDE

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