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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 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.

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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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Visual Studio?
795 companies on StackShare use Visual Studio
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1186 companies on StackShare use Xcode
What companies use PyCharm?
379 companies on StackShare use PyCharm

Integrations

What tools integrate with Visual Studio?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Studio
What tools integrate with Xcode?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Xcode
What tools integrate with PyCharm?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with PyCharm

What are some alternatives to Visual Studio, Xcode, and PyCharm?

  • IntelliJ IDEA - Capable and Ergonomic IDE for JVM
  • Android Studio - Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA
  • PhpStorm - Professional IDE for PHP and Web Developers
  • WebStorm - The smartest JavaScript IDE

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