Delphi vs Visual Studio

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Delphi vs Visual Studio: What are the differences?

What is Delphi? An IDE for Creating Cross-Platform, Natively Compiled Apps. It is an integrated development environment (IDE) for rapid application development of desktop, mobile, web, and console software.

What is 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. Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications.

Delphi and Visual Studio belong to "Integrated Development Environment" category of the tech stack.

Microsoft, Starbucks, and Intuit are some of the popular companies that use Visual Studio, whereas Delphi is used by Entrypass Corporation, IBSurgeon Ltd, and CREA-PR. Visual Studio has a broader approval, being mentioned in 991 company stacks & 6024 developers stacks; compared to Delphi, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.

Pros of Delphi
Pros of Visual Studio
  • 7
    Fast Developing
  • 7
    Performance
  • 3
    Cross-platform
  • 2
    Hardware level
  • 2
    Low-Level
  • 295
    Intellisense, ui
  • 235
    Complete ide and debugger
  • 160
    Plug-ins
  • 99
    Integrated
  • 90
    Documentation
  • 34
    Node tools for visual studio (ntvs)
  • 32
    Fast
  • 26
    Free Community edition
  • 21
    Simple
  • 16
    Bug free
  • 4
    Full free community version
  • 4
    Made by Microsoft
  • 3
    Productivity Power Tools
  • 3
    JetBrains plugins (ReSharper etc.) work sufficiently OK
  • 2
    VIM integration
  • 2
    Vim mode
  • 1
    I develop UWP apps and Intellisense is super useful
  • 1
    The Power and Easiness to Do anything in any.. language

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Cons of Delphi
Cons of Visual Studio
  • 3
    Big Apps
  • 2
    Web Application
  • 12
    Bulky
  • 10
    Made by Microsoft

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What is Delphi?

It is an integrated development environment (IDE) for rapid application development of desktop, mobile, web, and console software.

What is Visual Studio?

Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications.

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