Get Advice Icon

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

CLion
CLion

116
113
+ 1
146
Eclipse
Eclipse

1.4K
1K
+ 1
355
Add tool

CLion vs Eclipse: What are the differences?

Developers describe CLion as "A cross-platform IDE for C and C++". Knowing your code through and through, CLion can take care of the routine while you focus on the important things. Boost your productivity with the keyboard-centric approach (Vim-emulation plugin is also available in plugin repository), full coding assistance, smart and relevant code completion, fast project navigation, intelligent intention actions, and reliable refactorings. On the other hand, Eclipse is detailed as "IDE for Java EE Developers". Standard Eclipse package suited for Java and plug-in development plus adding new plugins; already includes Git, Marketplace Client, source code and developer documentation Click here to file a bug against Eclipse Platform..

CLion and Eclipse can be categorized as "Integrated Development Environment" tools.

"Good editor" is the top reason why over 21 developers like CLion, while over 123 developers mention "Does it all" as the leading cause for choosing Eclipse.

According to the StackShare community, Eclipse has a broader approval, being mentioned in 248 company stacks & 138 developers stacks; compared to CLion, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

- No public GitHub repository available -
- No public GitHub repository available -

What is CLion?

Knowing your code through and through, CLion can take care of the routine while you focus on the important things. Boost your productivity with the keyboard-centric approach (Vim-emulation plugin is also available in plugin repository), full coding assistance, smart and relevant code completion, fast project navigation, intelligent intention actions, and reliable refactorings.

What is Eclipse?

Standard Eclipse package suited for Java and plug-in development plus adding new plugins; already includes Git, Marketplace Client, source code and developer documentation. Click here to file a bug against Eclipse Platform.
Get Advice Icon

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Why do developers choose CLion?
Why do developers choose Eclipse?

Sign up to add, upvote and see more prosMake informed product decisions

What are the cons of using CLion?
What are the cons of using Eclipse?
    Be the first to leave a con
    What companies use CLion?
    What companies use Eclipse?

    Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

    What tools integrate with CLion?
    What tools integrate with Eclipse?

    Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

    What are some alternatives to CLion and Eclipse?
    Visual Studio
    Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications.
    NetBeans IDE
    NetBeans IDE is FREE, open source, and has a worldwide community of users and developers.
    ReSharper
    It is a popular developer productivity extension for Microsoft Visual Studio. It automates most of what can be automated in your coding routines. It finds compiler errors, runtime errors, redundancies, and code smells right as you type, suggesting intelligent corrections for them.
    Atom
    At GitHub, we're building the text editor we've always wanted. A tool you can customize to do anything, but also use productively on the first day without ever touching a config file. Atom is modern, approachable, and hackable to the core. We can't wait to see what you build with it.
    AppCode
    It is an integrated development environment for Swift, Objective-C, C, C++, and JavaScript development built on JetBrains’ IntelliJ IDEA platform. It takes care of your routine tasks and saves you from extra typing.
    See all alternatives
    Decisions about CLion and Eclipse
    No stack decisions found
    Interest over time
    Reviews of CLion and Eclipse
    No reviews found
    How developers use CLion and Eclipse
    Avatar of Marc3842h
    Marc3842h uses CLionCLion

    CLion is used to build shiro.

    It is the primary IDE for development on shiro and the source control repository comes with predefined scripts for easy development and testing of shiro.

    Avatar of Casey Smith
    Casey Smith uses EclipseEclipse

    Develop and debug Java code using standard Eclipse distribution. No special plugins; standard Maven and Git integration.

    Avatar of Ana Phi Sancho
    Ana Phi Sancho uses EclipseEclipse

    Self taught : acquired knowledge or skill on one's own initiative. Platform: OSX 10.8 or later, Windows 7 & 10' Linux

    Avatar of Ducamp Laurent
    Ducamp Laurent uses EclipseEclipse

    I use as Java IDE for Spring. A packaged eclipse version exists. It was called STS (Spring Tool Suite).

    Avatar of Zachary Melacncon
    Zachary Melacncon uses EclipseEclipse

    Used for Java back-end for and Angular front-end project.

    Avatar of Skriglitz
    Skriglitz uses EclipseEclipse

    My IDE of choice for developing pages and backend

    How much does CLion cost?
    How much does Eclipse cost?
    Pricing unavailable
    Pricing unavailable
    News about CLion
    More news
    News about Eclipse
    More news