Android Studio vs JetBrains Rider: What are the differences?
Android Studio: Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA. 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; JetBrains Rider: A cross-platform .NET IDE based on the IntelliJ platform and ReSharper. It supports .NET Framework, the new cross-platform .NET Core, and Mono based projects. This lets you develop a wide array of applications including .NET desktop applications, services and libraries, Unity games, Xamarin apps, ASP.NET and.
Android Studio and JetBrains Rider can be categorized as "Integrated Development Environment" tools.
Some of the features offered by Android Studio are:
- Flexible Gradle-based build system.
- Build variants and multiple APK generation.
- Expanded template support for Google Services and various device types.
On the other hand, JetBrains Rider provides the following key features:
- live code inspection
According to the StackShare community, Android Studio has a broader approval, being mentioned in 928 company stacks & 692 developers stacks; compared to JetBrains Rider, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.