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NetBeans Alternatives & Competitors

(620)4.1 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to NetBeans? Tons of people want C/C++ Integrated Development Environments (IDE). Eclipse, Visual Studio, Xcode, and IntelliJ IDEA are the most popular alternatives and competitors to NetBeans.

Top Alternatives to NetBeans

  • Eclipse
  • Visual Studio
  • Xcode
  • IntelliJ IDEA
  • PhpStorm

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to NetBeans

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    #1
  1. Eclipse

    (2,197)4.2 out of 5

    Eclipse is famous for our Java Integrated Development Environment (IDE), but our C/C++ IDE and PHP IDE are pretty cool too. You can easily combine language support and other features into any of our default packages, and the Eclipse Marketplace allows for virtually unlimited customization and extension.

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  2. Eclipse is famous for our Java Integrated Development Environment (IDE), but our C/C++ IDE and PHP IDE are pretty cool too. You can easily combine language support and other features into any of our default packages, and the Eclipse Marketplace allows for virtually unlimited customization and extension.

    Categories in common with NetBeans:

    Farzam A.
    FA
    Eclipse is one of the best Java IDE I have ever used. I am using it for almost three years to develop web services and other bckend solutions.That can be extensible with a lot of different Plug in...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, Eclipse is:

    Easier to do business with
    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #2
    #2
  3. Visual Studio

    (2,598)4.4 out of 5

    Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for developing console and graphical user interface applications along with Windows Forms or WPF applications, web sites, web applications, and web services.

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  4. Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for developing console and graphical user interface applications along with Windows Forms or WPF applications, web sites, web applications, and web services.

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    John H.
    JH
    Everything is there. Phone development. Windows development. Game development. Everything you could possibly want to do related to Windows development, web development using ASP, or branching...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, Visual Studio is:

    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    Better at meeting requirements
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    #3
    #3
  5. Xcode

    (774)4.1 out of 5

    Xcode 6 introduces a radically new way to design and build software. Swift is an innovative new programming language for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch and, when combined with Xcode tools, makes programming a delightfully live experience. Live rendering within Interface Builder displays your hand-written UI code within the design canvas, instantly reflecting changes you type in code.

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  6. Xcode 6 introduces a radically new way to design and build software. Swift is an innovative new programming language for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch and, when combined with Xcode tools, makes programming a delightfully live experience. Live rendering within Interface Builder displays your hand-written UI code within the design canvas, instantly reflecting changes you type in code.

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    Deepak S.
    DS
    Xcode is complete package for iOS apps starting from design, development to deployment along with profiling of the build. I have been using Xcode since its inception to current version (Xcode...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, Xcode is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    #4
    #4
  7. IntelliJ IDEA

    (1,673)4.6 out of 5

    IntelliJ IDEA includes an amazing set of tools which work out-of-the-box: support for Maven, Gradle and STS; integration with Git, SVN, Mercurial; built-in Database Tools; and many more.

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  8. IntelliJ IDEA includes an amazing set of tools which work out-of-the-box: support for Maven, Gradle and STS; integration with Git, SVN, Mercurial; built-in Database Tools; and many more.

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    SV
    When in college I hated java because how bad Netbeans and eclipse were for what I wanted to do, sometimes I spend more time battling with the IDE than writing code. That changed with IntelliJ and I...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, IntelliJ IDEA is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #5
    #5
  9. PhpStorm

    (424)4.5 out of 5

    Enjoy productive PHP and web development with PhpStorm. Take advantage of deep code understanding, top-notch coding assistance, and support for all major tools and frameworks.

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  10. Enjoy productive PHP and web development with PhpStorm. Take advantage of deep code understanding, top-notch coding assistance, and support for all major tools and frameworks.

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    Richard E.
    RE
    I really like this software to develop web applications with php, with javascript and with html, it is very good to do testing, integrate with framewrok like symfony, laravel, it has many plugisn...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, PhpStorm is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    #6
    #6
  11. Oracle JDeveloper

    (119)4.0 out of 5

    Oracle JDeveloper is a free integrated development environment that simplifies the development of Java-based SOA and Java EE applications. JDeveloper offers complete end-to-end development to Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Fusion Applications with support for the full development life cycle.

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  12. Oracle JDeveloper is a free integrated development environment that simplifies the development of Java-based SOA and Java EE applications. JDeveloper offers complete end-to-end development to Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Fusion Applications with support for the full development life cycle.

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    AC
    J Developer close integration makes it a great way to work with Oracle databases. Oracle ADF and SOA suite gives you all tightly integrate technology solutions within one IDE i.e JDeveloper...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, Oracle JDeveloper is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #7
    #7
  13. Code::Blocks

    (63)4.4 out of 5

    Code::Blocks is a free C, C++ and Fortran IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users. It is designed to be very extensible and fully configurable.

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  14. Code::Blocks is a free C, C++ and Fortran IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users. It is designed to be very extensible and fully configurable.

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    Madison C.
    MC
    CodeBlocks is a great command line interface which has helped our team develop great C++ programs for bigger projects and our customers, and researchers. Firstly, the best thing is that it is so...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, Code::Blocks is:

    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #8
    #8
  15. Aptana Studio

    (39)4.2 out of 5

    Build web applications quickly and easily using the industry's leading web application IDE. Aptana Studio harnesses the flexibility of Eclipse and focuses it into a powerful web development engine.

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  16. Build web applications quickly and easily using the industry's leading web application IDE. Aptana Studio harnesses the flexibility of Eclipse and focuses it into a powerful web development engine.

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    Sai H.
    SH
    Based on the eclipse framework, good scripting support.

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, Aptana Studio is:

    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    #9
    #9
  17. Selenium IDE

    (99)4.1 out of 5

    Selenium IDE is an integrated development environment for Selenium scripts. It is implemented as a Firefox extension, and allows you to record, edit, and debug tests. Selenium IDE includes the entire Selenium Core, allowing you to easily and quickly record and play back tests in the actual environment that they will run in.

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  18. Selenium IDE is an integrated development environment for Selenium scripts. It is implemented as a Firefox extension, and allows you to record, edit, and debug tests. Selenium IDE includes the entire Selenium Core, allowing you to easily and quickly record and play back tests in the actual environment that they will run in.

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    Saikiran S.
    SS
    Recording the interactions with the web browser to create test cases. Assigning the values to any control using selenese commands. Converting test cases into programming language. Debugging and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, Selenium IDE is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    #10
    #10
  19. CLion

    (42)4.4 out of 5

    CLion will take care of the routine while you focus on the important things. Knowing your code through and through, it can boost your productivity with smart and relevant code completion, full coding assistance including customizable coding styles, keymaps and various project views, and instant navigation to a symbol's declaration or usages.

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  20. CLion will take care of the routine while you focus on the important things. Knowing your code through and through, it can boost your productivity with smart and relevant code completion, full coding assistance including customizable coding styles, keymaps and various project views, and instant navigation to a symbol's declaration or usages.

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    Benjamin R.
    BR
    I had previously never written c code in an IDE before and using clion has been a great experience for me. In the past I had written C code using text editors such as vim, but I chose to start a...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, CLion is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #11
    #11
  21. BlueJ

    (114)3.9 out of 5

    BlueJ is a development environment that allows you to develop Java programs quickly and easily. Its main features are that it is: Simple, designed for teaching, interactive, portable, mature and innovative.

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  22. BlueJ is a development environment that allows you to develop Java programs quickly and easily. Its main features are that it is: Simple, designed for teaching, interactive, portable, mature and innovative.

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    David H.
    DH
    Nothing. It is literally better to use an online Java compiler such as https://www.compilejava.net/ than use this program.

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, BlueJ is:

    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #12
    #12
  23. AWS Cloud9

    (54)4.4 out of 5

    AWS Cloud9 is a cloud-based integrated development environment (IDE) that lets you write, run, and debug your code with just a browser.

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  24. AWS Cloud9 is a cloud-based integrated development environment (IDE) that lets you write, run, and debug your code with just a browser.

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    Aasim P.
    AP
    Mostly I like there on demand instances and storage services.

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, AWS Cloud9 is:

    Easier to admin
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    #13
    #13
  25. Arduino IDE

    (97)4.5 out of 5

    The Arduino integrated development environment (IDE) is a cross-platform application between Processing and Wiring, its a software work with Arduino hardware and it introduce programming to artists and other newcomers unfamiliar with software development.

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  26. The Arduino integrated development environment (IDE) is a cross-platform application between Processing and Wiring, its a software work with Arduino hardware and it introduce programming to artists and other newcomers unfamiliar with software development.

    Categories in common with NetBeans:

    Gabriel K.
    GK
    Arduino makes things easy. Like, really easy. You don't need to know that you're compiling C and getting it through the Atmel toolchain; you just hit "upload" and select your serial port and it...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, Arduino IDE is:

    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    #14
    #14
  27. CodeLite

    (19)4.0 out of 5

    CodeLite is an open source, free, cross platform IDE for the C/C++ and PHP programming languages which runs best on all major Platforms (OSX, Windows and Linux)

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  28. CodeLite is an open source, free, cross platform IDE for the C/C++ and PHP programming languages which runs best on all major Platforms (OSX, Windows and Linux)

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    Hao-Yu Y.
    HY
    I like the simplicity codelite provides. It's got all the necessary features you would look for in a C++ IDE. It's got code autocompletion and multiple language support. Being able to run the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, CodeLite is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    #15
    #15
  29. Codelobster

    (16)4.3 out of 5

    CodeLobster PHP Edition is a free portable handy editor primarily intended for editing PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript files with support Drupal CMS, Joomla CMS, Smarty engine, JQuery library, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Symfony, Yii and WordPress

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  30. CodeLobster PHP Edition is a free portable handy editor primarily intended for editing PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript files with support Drupal CMS, Joomla CMS, Smarty engine, JQuery library, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Symfony, Yii and WordPress

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    CB
    It has an easy to utilize interface. You can make venture documents and furthermore has autocomplete inherent. Supports right now is PHP 7.x, HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript. It tends to be incorporated...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, Codelobster is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
    #16
    #16
  31. Angular

    (85)4.4 out of 5

    Angular is a development platform for creating applications using modern web standards. Angular includes a wealth of essential features such as mobile gestures, animations, filtering, routing, data binding, security, internationalization, and beautiful UI components. It's extremely modular, lightweight, and easy to learn. 2.0 is in Beta!

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  32. Angular is a development platform for creating applications using modern web standards. Angular includes a wealth of essential features such as mobile gestures, animations, filtering, routing, data binding, security, internationalization, and beautiful UI components. It's extremely modular, lightweight, and easy to learn. 2.0 is in Beta!

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    Andrea A.
    AA
    It lets you develop applications for different deployment targets such as for web, mobiles, and desktop, i.e, Windows, Mac, Linux, quickly using non-complex built-in templates, reducing the efforts...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, Angular is:

    Better at support
    Easier to do business with
    Better at meeting requirements
    #17
    #17
  33. MyEclipse

    (21)4.3 out of 5

    MyEclipse is a robust suite of tools for Java EE, Web, and Mobile development. Comprehensive support for WebSphere, Spring, and dozens of other technologies thoroughly equip your enterprise for all types of cloud_-application development _- an incredible value, for all popular stacks.

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  34. MyEclipse is a robust suite of tools for Java EE, Web, and Mobile development. Comprehensive support for WebSphere, Spring, and dozens of other technologies thoroughly equip your enterprise for all types of cloud_-application development _- an incredible value, for all popular stacks.

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    Isuru S.
    IS
    Stable Fast IDE with built in set of plugins while open to opensource plugins

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, MyEclipse is:

    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    #18
    #18
  35. Codenvy

    (59)4.2 out of 5

    Codenvy makes developer workspaces instant. Leverage pre-built environments that support nearly every language and stack. Run it behind your firewall, connected to your systems and projects to remove configuration maintenance from development. Deploy it to your own datacenter or any cloud. Codenvy is based on Eclipse Che, an open source project and is available on-premises as well as white label and SaaS. Codenvy supports Java, JS, PHP, Python, Android and more.

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  36. Codenvy makes developer workspaces instant. Leverage pre-built environments that support nearly every language and stack. Run it behind your firewall, connected to your systems and projects to remove configuration maintenance from development. Deploy it to your own datacenter or any cloud. Codenvy is based on Eclipse Che, an open source project and is available on-premises as well as white label and SaaS. Codenvy supports Java, JS, PHP, Python, Android and more.

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    Justin G.
    JG
    The development environment is GREAT for web apps and even full fledged websites. The easy to use dashboard is fantastic and updated dashboard makes it so easy a caveman could do it. The IDE itself...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, Codenvy is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #19
    #19
  37. Zend Studio

    (23)3.8 out of 5

    Zend Studio is the next-generation PHP IDE designed to create robust PHP apps while boosting developers' productivity. It is the only PHP IDE that combines mobile development with PHP and includes a sample mobile application with source code.

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  38. Zend Studio is the next-generation PHP IDE designed to create robust PHP apps while boosting developers' productivity. It is the only PHP IDE that combines mobile development with PHP and includes a sample mobile application with source code.

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    Desiderio M.
    DM
    Its small weigtlh and simplicity make it a very light and quick editor, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have all the features you need to develope any rich and comlex application. It has one of...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to NetBeans, Zend Studio is:

    More expensive
    Easier to admin
    #20
    #20
  39. Nuclide

    (15)3.8 out of 5

    A unified developer experience for web and mobile development, built as a suite of packages on top of Atom to provide hackability and the support of an active community.

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  40. A unified developer experience for web and mobile development, built as a suite of packages on top of Atom to provide hackability and the support of an active community.

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    AC
    I use Nuclide for flow, which forces you to cast types, which is pretty nice, and avoids a lot of problems that you might not necessarily test for.