Visual Studio vs. Android Studio vs. Xcode

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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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Why do developers choose Visual Studio?
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Why do developers choose Android Studio?
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Why do developers choose Xcode?
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What are the cons of using Visual Studio?
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What are the cons of using Android Studio?
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What are the cons of using Xcode?
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What companies use Visual Studio?
880 companies on StackShare use Visual Studio
What companies use Android Studio?
1151 companies on StackShare use Android Studio
What companies use Xcode?
1298 companies on StackShare use Xcode
What tools integrate with Visual Studio?
16 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?

  • IntelliJ IDEA - Capable and Ergonomic IDE for JVM
  • PhpStorm - Professional IDE for PHP and Web Developers
  • PyCharm - The Most Intelligent Python IDE
  • WebStorm - The smartest JavaScript IDE

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