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Description

What is IntelliJ IDEA?

Out of the box, IntelliJ IDEA provides a comprehensive feature set including tools and integrations with the most important modern technologies and frameworks for enterprise and web development with Java, Scala, Groovy and other languages.

What is Visual Studio?

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

What is Eclipse?

Standard Eclipse package suited for Java and plug-in development plus adding new plugins; already includes Git, Marketplace Client, source code and developer documentation. Click here to file a bug against Eclipse Platform.

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Why do developers choose IntelliJ IDEA?
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    Cons

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    What are the cons of using Visual Studio?
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    What are the cons of using Eclipse?
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    Pricing

    How much does IntelliJ IDEA cost?
    How much does Visual Studio cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use IntelliJ IDEA?
    653 companies on StackShare use IntelliJ IDEA
    What companies use Visual Studio?
    534 companies on StackShare use Visual Studio
    What companies use Eclipse?
    232 companies on StackShare use Eclipse

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with IntelliJ IDEA?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with IntelliJ IDEA
    What tools integrate with Visual Studio?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Studio
    What tools integrate with Eclipse?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with Eclipse

    What are some alternatives to IntelliJ IDEA, Visual Studio, and Eclipse?

    • Android Studio - Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA
    • Xcode - The complete toolset for building great apps
    • PhpStorm - Professional IDE for PHP and Web Developers
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