Google Cloud Code vs Spring Tools 4: What are the differences?
Developers describe Google Cloud Code as "Everything you need to write, debug, and deploy your code". Tools to help you write, deploy, and debug cloud-native applications quickly and easily. Extensions to IDEs such as Visual Studio Code and IntelliJ are provided to let you rapidly iterate, debug, and deploy code to Kubernetes. On the other hand, Spring Tools 4 is detailed as "The next generation of tooling for your favorite coding environment". It is tailored for developing enterprise applications. It is largely rebuilt from scratch, it provides world-class support for developing Spring-based enterprise applications, whether you prefer Eclipse, Visual Studio Code, or Atom IDE.
Google Cloud Code and Spring Tools 4 can be primarily classified as "Integrated Development Environment" tools.
Some of the features offered by Google Cloud Code are:
- Speed up Kubernetes development
- Simplify Kubernetes local deployment
- Easily extend to production deployment
On the other hand, Spring Tools 4 provides the following key features:
- Spring Aware
- Information from live-running apps
- IDE agnostic
Spring Tools 4 is an open source tool with 257 GitHub stars and 53 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Spring Tools 4's open source repository on GitHub.