CodeRunner vs Visual Studio Code

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Visual Studio Code vs CodeRunner: What are the differences?

Developers describe Visual Studio Code as "Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft". Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows. On the other hand, CodeRunner is detailed as "A lightweight, multi-language programming editor for macOS". It is a slick, great-looking editor that lets you compose and test code in just about any language you can throw at it.

Visual Studio Code and CodeRunner belong to "Text Editor" category of the tech stack.

Visual Studio Code is an open source tool with 83.3K GitHub stars and 12K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Visual Studio Code's open source repository on GitHub.

Decisions about CodeRunner and Visual Studio Code
Kamaleshwar BN
Head of Engineering at Dibiz Pte. Ltd. · | 12 upvotes · 734K views

Visual Studio Code became famous over the past 3+ years I believe. The clean UI, easy to use UX and the plethora of integrations made it a very easy decision for us. Our gripe with Sublime was probably only the UX side. VSCode has not failed us till now, and still is able to support our development env without any significant effort.

Goland being paid, as well as built only for Go seemed like a significant limitation to not consider it.

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Simon Ibssa
Student at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo · | 2 upvotes · 662.9K views

I decided to choose VSCode over Sublime text for my Systems Programming class in C. What I love about VSCode is its awesome ability to add extensions. Intellisense is a beautiful debugger, and Remote SSH allows me to login and make real-time changes in VSCode to files on my university server. This is an awesome alternative to going back and forth on pushing/pulling code and logging into servers in the terminal. Great choice for anyone interested in C programming!

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Pros of CodeRunner
Pros of Visual Studio Code
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    • 326
      Powerful multilanguage IDE
    • 291
      Fast
    • 183
      Front-end develop out of the box
    • 151
      Support TypeScript IntelliSense
    • 135
      Very basic but free
    • 115
      Git integration
    • 100
      Intellisense
    • 72
      Faster than Atom
    • 46
      Better ui, easy plugins, and nice git integration
    • 41
      Great Refactoring Tools
    • 38
      Good Plugins
    • 37
      Terminal
    • 36
      Superb markdown support
    • 33
      Open Source
    • 28
      Extensions
    • 25
      Awesome UI
    • 25
      Large & up-to-date extension community
    • 22
      Powerful and fast
    • 20
      Portable
    • 16
      Best code editor
    • 16
      Best editor
    • 15
      Easy to get started with
    • 14
      Built on Electron
    • 14
      Crossplatform
    • 14
      Open, cross-platform, fast, monthly updates
    • 14
      Good for begginers
    • 13
      Lots of extensions
    • 12
      Extensions for everything
    • 12
      All Languages Support
    • 11
      Extensible
    • 11
      Ui design is great
    • 11
      Easy to use and learn
    • 11
      Faster edit for slow computer
    • 11
      Totally customizable
    • 11
      Useful for begginer
    • 10
      "fast, stable & easy to use"
    • 10
      Git out of the box
    • 9
      Great community
    • 9
      Great language support
    • 9
      It has terminal and there are lots of shortcuts in it
    • 8
      Fast Startup
    • 8
      SSH support
    • 8
      Works With Almost EveryThing You Need
    • 8
      Powerful Debugger
    • 7
      Can compile and run .py files
    • 7
      Python extension is fast
    • 7
      Features rich
    • 7
      Great document formater
    • 6
      She is not Rachel
    • 6
      He is not Michael
    • 6
      Awesome multi cursor support
    • 5
      Extension Echosystem
    • 5
      SFTP Workspace
    • 5
      Easy azure
    • 5
      VSCode.pro Course makes it easy to learn
    • 5
      Language server client
    • 4
      Very proffesional
    • 4
      Has better support and more extentions for debugging
    • 3
      Excellent as git difftool and mergetool
    • 3
      Virtualenv integration
    • 3
      Supports lots of operating systems
    • 3
      Has more than enough languages for any developer
    • 3
      Emmet preinstalled
    • 3
      'batteries included'
    • 2
      More tools to integrate with vs
    • 2
      VS Code Server: Browser version of VS Code
    • 2
      Fast and ruby is built right in
    • 2
      Better autocompletes than Atom
    • 2
      Light
    • 2
      CMake support with autocomplete
    • 1
      Big extension marketplace

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    Cons of CodeRunner
    Cons of Visual Studio Code
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      • 39
        Slow startup
      • 23
        Resource hog at times
      • 19
        Poor refactoring
      • 13
        Poor UI Designer
      • 11
        Weak Ui design tools
      • 9
        Poor autocomplete
      • 8
        Microsoft
      • 7
        Poor in PHP
      • 5
        Poor at Python
      • 4
        Super Slow
      • 4
        Poor intellisense. poor java
      • 3
        No built in live Preview
      • 3
        Microsoft sends telemetry data
      • 3
        No Built in Browser Preview
      • 3
        Dilshad
      • 3
        No color Intergrator
      • 3
        Poor in Python
      • 3
        Very basic for java development and buggy at times
      • 3
        Huge cpu usage with few installed extension
      • 2
        Bad Plugin Architecture
      • 1
        Terminal does not identify path vars sometimes
      • 1
        Electron

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      What is CodeRunner?

      It is a slick, great-looking editor that lets you compose and test code in just about any language you can throw at it

      What is Visual Studio Code?

      Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

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        What are some alternatives to CodeRunner and Visual Studio Code?
        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.
        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.
        Python
        Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
        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.
        BBEdit
        It has been crafted to serve the needs of writers, Web authors and software developers, and provides an abundance of features for editing, searching, and manipulation of prose, source code, and textual data.
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