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PlatformIO vs Visual Studio: What are the differences?

Developers describe PlatformIO as "Next-generation IDE for IoT". PlatformIO is an open source ecosystem for IoT development. Cross-platform build system and library manager. Continuous and IDE integration. Arduino and MBED compatible. Ready for Cloud compiling. On the other hand, Visual Studio is detailed as "State-of-the-art tools and services that you can use to create great apps for devices, the cloud, and everything in between". Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications.

PlatformIO and Visual Studio belong to "Integrated Development Environment" category of the tech stack.

"It is the best" is the primary reason why developers consider PlatformIO over the competitors, whereas "Intellisense, ui" was stated as the key factor in picking Visual Studio.

PlatformIO is an open source tool with 3.18K GitHub stars and 416 GitHub forks. Here's a link to PlatformIO's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is PlatformIO?

PlatformIO is an open source ecosystem for IoT development. Cross-platform build system and library manager. Continuous and IDE integration. Arduino and MBED compatible. Ready for Cloud compiling.

What is Visual Studio?

Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications.
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        What are some alternatives to PlatformIO and Visual Studio?
        Arduino
        Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software.
        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.
        Arduino IDE
        It makes it easy to write code and upload it to the board. It runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. The environment is written in Java and based on Processing and other open-source software.
        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.
        Android Studio
        Android Studio is a new Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA. It provides new features and improvements over Eclipse ADT and will be the official Android IDE once it's ready.
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        Decisions about PlatformIO and Visual Studio
        Andrey Kurdyumov
        Andrey Kurdyumov
        Sr. Software developer | 6 upvotes 24.8K views
        Visual Studio
        Visual Studio
        IntelliJ IDEA
        IntelliJ IDEA

        I use Visual Studio because it provides me best default configuration for development. Less choice helps me concentrate on the product. In a sense it is iPhone of software development for me. When my laptop broke, I just download latest version of VS and start coding without any configuration. For sure it has best editor in terms of perceived responsiveness. Could not say the same for IntelliJ IDEA unfortunately.

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        Review ofVisual StudioVisual Studio

        Supports many languages, wide variety of plugins

        How developers use PlatformIO and Visual Studio
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        DigitalPermits uses Visual StudioVisual Studio

        We are an ASP.NET shop, so it is fitting that we use Visual Studio. The biggest advantage that VS gives us is the first-class debugger, and the ReSharper refactoring tools. We do use Sublime, Brackets, Vim, Emacs, and other editors in conjunction with VS since VS does can take a long time to load.

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        Daniel Kovacs uses Visual StudioVisual Studio

        An IDE which I use for at least ten years now. Roslyn is getting better and better, but VS Code seems better now. A bit obsolete concept, but the extra tools (like git integration, azure browsing, preset projects and solutions) makes it still very useful.

        Avatar of Promethean TV
        Promethean TV uses Visual StudioVisual Studio

        PrometheanTV builds applications and services utilizing a variety of languages and technologies. The Visual Studio IDE is used by various technical staff to build software on a variety of languages supported by the IDE including C#, HTML/CSS/JS, etc.

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        papaver uses Visual StudioVisual Studio

        been a while since i've used visual studio. developed the tools for superman returns in it. liked the debugging but not much else. only played with the newest version a couple of times.

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        Ariestya Dibyanugraha uses Visual StudioVisual Studio

        Best open source, good replacement for Visual Studio. I'm using it as my development environment in C# and Dynamics 365 Business Central (extension development).

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