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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 PhpStorm?

PhpStorm is a PHP IDE which keeps up with latest PHP & web languages trends, integrates a variety of modern tools, and brings even more extensibility with support for major PHP frameworks.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Visual Studio?
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    Why do developers choose Eclipse?
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    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 PhpStorm?
    Downsides of PhpStorm?

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

    Pricing

    How much does Visual Studio cost?
    How much does PhpStorm cost?
    How much does Eclipse cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Visual Studio?
    536 companies on StackShare use Visual Studio
    What companies use PhpStorm?
    546 companies on StackShare use PhpStorm
    What companies use Eclipse?
    232 companies on StackShare use Eclipse

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Visual Studio?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Studio
    What tools integrate with PhpStorm?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with PhpStorm
    What tools integrate with Eclipse?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with Eclipse

    What are some alternatives to Visual Studio, PhpStorm, and Eclipse?

    • 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
    • WebStorm - The smartest JavaScript IDE

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