Dash vs PyCharm: What are the differences?
What is Dash? Gives your Mac instant offline access to 150+ API documentation sets. Dash is an API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager. Dash stores snippets of code and instantly searches offline documentation sets for 150+ APIs. You can even generate your own docsets or request docsets to be included.
Dash belongs to "API Documentation Browser" category of the tech stack, while PyCharm can be primarily classified under "Integrated Development Environment".
Some of the features offered by Dash are:
- 150+ offline docsets
- Instant, fuzzy search
- Great integration with other apps
On the other hand, PyCharm provides the following key features:
- Syntax highlighting
- Auto-Indentation and code formatting
- Code completion
"Dozens of API docs and Cheat-Sheets" is the top reason why over 12 developers like Dash, while over 93 developers mention "Smart auto-completion" as the leading cause for choosing PyCharm.
According to the StackShare community, PyCharm has a broader approval, being mentioned in 357 company stacks & 507 developers stacks; compared to Dash, which is listed in 23 company stacks and 32 developer stacks.
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PyCharm is our preferred IDE for python apps, for all its simple awesomeness in writing code, as well as the ease with which you can run a Django shell, a web server, or run tests.
[$$$ One time purchase] Cool little tool to install on the Mac for docs of many libraries, frameworks, and coding languages.
I used pycharm for Machine learning. Then I switched back to sublime and I am going to try atom now.
Free for community projects... Must try for those looking for Python IDEs. Works out of the box.
- great editor
- helpful configurations, though tedious
- online docs (rival stackoverflow)