Xcode vs. Eclipse vs. NetBeans IDE

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Description

What is 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.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Xcode?
Why do you like Xcode?

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 Xcode?
    Downsides of Xcode?

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

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

    Companies

    What companies use Xcode?
    873 companies on StackShare use Xcode
    What companies use Eclipse?
    232 companies on StackShare use Eclipse
    What companies use NetBeans IDE?
    57 companies on StackShare use NetBeans IDE

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Xcode?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with Xcode
    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 Xcode, Eclipse, and NetBeans IDE?

    • IntelliJ IDEA - Capable and Ergonomic IDE for JVM
    • 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.
    • Android Studio - Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA
    • PhpStorm - Professional IDE for PHP and Web Developers

    See all alternatives to Xcode

    Latest News

    New Tools for 64-bit Support in Xcode 9.3 Beta
    New Tools for 64-bit Support in Xcode 9.3 Beta
    Announcing Xcode 9 Availability on the MacOS Platform


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