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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 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.

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    553 companies on StackShare use Visual Studio
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    What tools integrate with IntelliJ IDEA?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with IntelliJ IDEA
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    15 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Studio
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    8 tools on StackShare integrate with Xcode

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

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