Visual Studio vs. Eclipse vs. NetBeans IDE



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Description

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.

What is NetBeans IDE?

NetBeans IDE is FREE, open source, and has a worldwide community of users and developers.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Visual Studio?
Why do you like Visual Studio?

Why do developers choose Eclipse?
Why do you like Eclipse?

Why do developers choose NetBeans IDE?
Why do you like NetBeans IDE?

Cons

What are the cons of using Visual Studio?
No Cons submitted yet for Visual Studio
Downsides of Visual Studio?

What are the cons of using Eclipse?
Downsides of Eclipse?

What are the cons of using NetBeans IDE?
Downsides of NetBeans IDE?

Companies

What companies use Visual Studio?
843 companies on StackShare use Visual Studio
What companies use Eclipse?
328 companies on StackShare use Eclipse
What companies use NetBeans IDE?
74 companies on StackShare use NetBeans IDE

Integrations

What tools integrate with Visual Studio?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Studio
What tools integrate with Eclipse?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Eclipse
What tools integrate with NetBeans IDE?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with NetBeans IDE

What are some alternatives to Visual Studio, Eclipse, and NetBeans IDE?

  • IntelliJ IDEA - Capable and Ergonomic IDE for JVM
  • 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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