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CLion vs PhpStorm: 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, PhpStorm is detailed as "Professional IDE for PHP and Web Developers". PhpStorm is a PHP IDE which keeps up with latest PHP & web languages trends, integrates a variety of modern tools, and brings even more extensibility with support for major PHP frameworks.

CLion and PhpStorm can be primarily classified as "Integrated Development Environment" tools.

Some of the features offered by CLion are:

  • Smart Editor
  • Code Generation
  • CMake

On the other hand, PhpStorm provides the following key features:

  • Smart PHP Code Editor
  • Code Quality Analysis
  • Debugging and Testing

"Good editor" is the primary reason why developers consider CLion over the competitors, whereas "Best ide for php" was stated as the key factor in picking PhpStorm.

According to the StackShare community, PhpStorm has a broader approval, being mentioned in 646 company stacks & 502 developers stacks; compared to CLion, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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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 PhpStorm?

PhpStorm is a PHP IDE which keeps up with latest PHP & web languages trends, integrates a variety of modern tools, and brings even more extensibility with support for major PHP frameworks.
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    Decisions about CLion and PhpStorm
    Johnny Bell
    Johnny Bell
    Senior Software Engineer at StackShare · | 11 upvotes · 39.7K views
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    Visual Studio Code
    Visual Studio Code
    PhpStorm
    PhpStorm
    WebStorm
    WebStorm
    Prettier
    Prettier
    Ruby
    Ruby
    RubyMine
    RubyMine
    #Help

    When I switched to Visual Studio Code 12 months ago from PhpStorm I was in love, it was great. However after using VS Code for a year, I see myself switching back and forth between WebStorm and VS Code. The VS Code plugins are great however I notice Prettier, auto importing of components and linking to the definitions often break, and I have to restart VS Code multiple times a week and sometimes a day.

    We use Ruby here so I do like that Visual Studio Code highlights that for me out of the box, with WebStorm I'd need to probably also install RubyMine and have 2 IDE's going at the same time.

    Should I stick with Visual Studio Code, or switch to something else? #help

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    Reviews of CLion and PhpStorm
    Avatar of texeltexel2009
    Full Stack Developer at Webbingapps
    Review ofPhpStormPhpStorm

    There are many PHP IDE's currently available but PhpStorm just beats them all! It's availanle for every OS. Fast, Feature-rich, Customizable, etc etc etc. It just has it all! Highly recommended for any Web Apps Developer who takes his job seriously. This is the main tool that you don't want to miss.

    How developers use CLion and PhpStorm
    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 Rocky Gray
    Rocky Gray uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    Writing software, navigating code bases, and refactoring code. Intellisense and click through are heavily used features here.

    Avatar of BrightMachine
    BrightMachine uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    The best PHP editor available. We really don't know how we managed to do anything before using this fantastic tool.

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    Undisclosed, Do Not Contact or Spam Please uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    The best PHP editor. Also is a great MySQL/SQLite datasource browser, text editor, and I think it makes coffee too.

    Avatar of Christian Bryant
    Christian Bryant uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    Mailer, forms; anything that I feel PHP can still provide advantages simply AngularJS/MEAN stack

    Avatar of Andrew Gatenby
    Andrew Gatenby uses PhpStormPhpStorm

    It's really the only PHP IDE to bother with in our experience.

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