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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 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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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Visual Studio?
796 companies on StackShare use Visual Studio
What companies use Android Studio?
1059 companies on StackShare use Android Studio
What companies use Xcode?
1187 companies on StackShare use Xcode

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 Xcode?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Xcode

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

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