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Pants vs PyCharm: What are the differences?

Developers describe Pants as "Build system by Twitter, Foursquare, and Square". Pants is a build system for Java, Scala and Python. It works particularly well for a source code repository that contains many distinct projects. On the other hand, PyCharm is detailed as "The Most Intelligent Python IDE". PyCharm’s smart code editor provides first-class support for Python, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, TypeScript, CSS, popular template languages and more. Take advantage of language-aware code completion, error detection, and on-the-fly code fixes!.

Pants belongs to "Java Build Tools" category of the tech stack, while PyCharm can be primarily classified under "Integrated Development Environment".

Some of the features offered by Pants are:

  • Builds Java, Scala, and Python.
  • Adding support for new languages is straightforward.
  • Supports code generation: thrift, protocol buffers, custom code generators.

On the other hand, PyCharm provides the following key features:

  • Syntax highlighting
  • Auto-Indentation and code formatting
  • Code completion

"Creates deployable packages" is the top reason why over 5 developers like Pants, while over 93 developers mention "Smart auto-completion" as the leading cause for choosing PyCharm.

Pants is an open source tool with 1.15K GitHub stars and 328 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Pants's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is Pants?

Pants is a build system for Java, Scala and Python. It works particularly well for a source code repository that contains many distinct projects.

What is PyCharm?

PyCharm’s smart code editor provides first-class support for Python, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, TypeScript, CSS, popular template languages and more. Take advantage of language-aware code completion, error detection, and on-the-fly code fixes!
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      Avatar of Yaakov Gesher
      Yaakov Gesher uses PyCharmPyCharm

      PyCharm is our preferred IDE for python apps, for all its simple awesomeness in writing code, as well as the ease with which you can run a Django shell, a web server, or run tests.

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      Eliana Abraham uses PyCharmPyCharm

      I used pycharm for Machine learning. Then I switched back to sublime and I am going to try atom now.

      Avatar of Viraat Chandra
      Viraat Chandra uses PyCharmPyCharm

      Free for community projects... Must try for those looking for Python IDEs. Works out of the box.

      Avatar of BobStein
      BobStein uses PyCharmPyCharm
      • great editor
      • helpful configurations, though tedious
      • online docs (rival stackoverflow)
      Avatar of Seungkwon Park
      Seungkwon Park uses PyCharmPyCharm

      처음 파이썬을 배웠을 때 pycharm으로 배웠습니다. 지금은 빔을 사용하기 때문에 사용하진 않습니다.

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