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What is CLion?

Knowing your code through and through, CLion can take care of the routine while you focus on the important things. Boost your productivity with the keyboard-centric approach (Vim-emulation plugin is also available in plugin repository), full coding assistance, smart and relevant code completion, fast project navigation, intelligent intention actions, and reliable refactorings.
CLion is a tool in the Integrated Development Environment category of a tech stack.

Who uses CLion?

Companies
23 companies reportedly use CLion in their tech stacks, including energy2market, Zscaler, and Graphai.

Developers
344 developers on StackShare have stated that they use CLion.

CLion Integrations

GitDuck, Woodpecker, GitLive, biicode, and CodiumAI are some of the popular tools that integrate with CLion. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with CLion.
Pros of CLion
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Good editor
30
Easy setup
24
Powerful refactoring, extremely smart IDE
24
Already one of the best C/C++ IDEs, even before launch
21
Cross-platform build
19
Clean, Sleek User Interface
18
Much faster and smarter than Intellisense
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Vertically/Horizontally split windows
12
Great navigation, error messages and auto completion
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Vim plugin
9
Not a 20gb installation
6
It is best IDE
3
Like this one because of - not a 20GB installation
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Free Flowing C++ IDE
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IDE supports Python with all features of PyCharm CE
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Very good Git plugin
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Cheap, just 99 USD for the first year

CLion's Features

  • Smart Editor
  • Code Generation
  • CMake
  • Debugger
  • Universal Environment
  • Git, Mercurial, and Perforce support

CLion Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to CLion?
Visual Studio
Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications.
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.
NetBeans IDE
NetBeans IDE is FREE, open source, and has a worldwide community of users and developers.
ReSharper
It is a popular developer productivity extension for Microsoft Visual Studio. It automates most of what can be automated in your coding routines. It finds compiler errors, runtime errors, redundancies, and code smells right as you type, suggesting intelligent corrections for them.
AppCode
It is an integrated development environment for Swift, Objective-C, C, C++, and JavaScript development built on JetBrains’ IntelliJ IDEA platform. It takes care of your routine tasks and saves you from extra typing.
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CLion's Followers
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