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CodeKit vs NetBeans IDE: What are the differences?

Developers describe CodeKit as "Mac app that compiles Less, Sass, Stylus, Jade, Haml, Javascript, and Markdown files automatically each time you save". Process Less, Sass, Stylus, Jade, Haml, Slim, CoffeeScript, Javascript, and Compass files automatically each time you save. Easily set options for each language. On the other hand, NetBeans IDE is detailed as "Quickly and easily develop desktop, mobile and web applications with Java, HTML5, PHP, C/C++ and more". NetBeans IDE is FREE, open source, and has a worldwide community of users and developers.

CodeKit can be classified as a tool in the "Live Reloading" category, while NetBeans IDE is grouped under "Integrated Development Environment".

Some of the features offered by CodeKit are:

  • Compile Everything - Less, Sass, Stylus, CoffeeScript, Typescript, Jade, Haml, Slim, Markdown & Javascript.
  • Auto-Refresh Browsers - Refresh browsers across devices: Mac, PC, iOS, Android & kitchen fridge. Never hit command+R again.
  • Bower Built-In - Install 6,000+ components with a single click: Bootstrap, jQuery, Modernizr, Zurb Foundation, even WordPress.

On the other hand, NetBeans IDE provides the following key features:

  • Best Support for Latest Java Technologies
  • Fast & Smart Code Editing
  • Easy & Efficient Project Management

"Easy to configure" is the top reason why over 6 developers like CodeKit, while over 63 developers mention "Rich features" as the leading cause for choosing NetBeans IDE.

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What is CodeKit?

Process Less, Sass, Stylus, Jade, Haml, Slim, CoffeeScript, Javascript, and Compass files automatically each time you save. Easily set options for each language.

What is NetBeans IDE?

NetBeans IDE is FREE, open source, and has a worldwide community of users and developers.
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    What are some alternatives to CodeKit and NetBeans IDE?
    Webpack
    A bundler for javascript and friends. Packs many modules into a few bundled assets. Code Splitting allows to load parts for the application on demand. Through "loaders" modules can be CommonJs, AMD, ES6 modules, CSS, Images, JSON, Coffeescript, LESS, ... and your custom stuff.
    Sublime Text
    Sublime Text is available for OS X, Windows and Linux. One license is all you need to use Sublime Text on every computer you own, no matter what operating system it uses. Sublime Text uses a custom UI toolkit, optimized for speed and beauty, while taking advantage of native functionality on each platform.
    gulp
    Build system automating tasks: minification and copying of all JavaScript files, static images. More capable of watching files to automatically rerun the task when a file changes.
    Prepros
    It is an interface tool which handles pre-processing, and other front-end tasks. Its greatest strength is the incredible ease with which it allows you to use pre-processors of various kinds, be they for CSS, HTML or JavaScript.
    BrowserSync
    BrowserSync makes your tweaking and testing faster by synchronising file changes and interactions across multiple devices. It’s wicked-fast and totally free.
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    Ralic Lo uses NetBeans IDENetBeans IDE

    NetBeans is my major java development platform. Used it for scala programming as well. Installed many plugin and wrote plenty snippet for speeding up development.

    Avatar of Sethu Senthil
    Sethu Senthil uses NetBeans IDENetBeans IDE

    NetBeans is a simple yet functional IDE. If you are a beginner in java, this is the way to go!

    Avatar of Ademir Nuno
    Ademir Nuno uses NetBeans IDENetBeans IDE

    The best IDE for software development. Amazing for projects with several languages involved.

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    Tim De Lange uses NetBeans IDENetBeans IDE

    Used as IDE for swing-based java project.

    Avatar of Satoru Ishikawa
    Satoru Ishikawa uses NetBeans IDENetBeans IDE

    rails3でサポートを切られたので使用終了。

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