Xcode vs. Android Studio



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Description

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 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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Xcode?
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Why do developers choose Android Studio?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Xcode?
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What are the cons of using Android Studio?
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Companies

What companies use Xcode?
1249 companies on StackShare use Xcode
What companies use Android Studio?
1113 companies on StackShare use Android Studio

Integrations

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

What are some alternatives to Xcode and Android Studio?

  • 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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Latest News

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New Tools for 64-bit Support in Xcode 9.3 Beta
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