IntelliJ IDEA vs. Eclipse vs. CLion



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Description

What is IntelliJ IDEA?

Out of the box, IntelliJ IDEA provides a comprehensive feature set including tools and integrations with the most important modern technologies and frameworks for enterprise and web development with Java, Scala, Groovy and other languages.

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.

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.

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Pros

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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use IntelliJ IDEA?
912 companies on StackShare use IntelliJ IDEA
What companies use Eclipse?
324 companies on StackShare use Eclipse
What companies use CLion?
12 companies on StackShare use CLion

Integrations

What tools integrate with IntelliJ IDEA?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with IntelliJ IDEA
What tools integrate with Eclipse?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Eclipse
What tools integrate with CLion?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with CLion

What are some alternatives to IntelliJ IDEA, Eclipse, and CLion?

  • 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.
  • Android Studio - Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA
  • Xcode - The complete toolset for building great apps
  • PhpStorm - Professional IDE for PHP and Web Developers

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