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Android Studio vs Visual Studio Code: What are the differences?

What is 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.

What is Visual Studio Code? Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft. Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

Android Studio can be classified as a tool in the "Integrated Development Environment" category, while Visual Studio Code is grouped under "Text Editor".

"Android studio is a great tool, getting better and bet " is the top reason why over 164 developers like Android Studio, while over 237 developers mention "Powerful multilanguage IDE" as the leading cause for choosing Visual Studio Code.

Visual Studio Code is an open source tool with 79.4K GitHub stars and 11.1K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Visual Studio Code's open source repository on GitHub.

Asana, Microsoft, and Intuit are some of the popular companies that use Visual Studio Code, whereas Android Studio is used by Google, Lyft, and 9GAG. Visual Studio Code has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1134 company stacks & 2381 developers stacks; compared to Android Studio, which is listed in 928 company stacks and 692 developer stacks.

Decisions about Android Studio and Visual Studio Code
Kamaleshwar BN
Head of Engineering at Dibiz Pte. Ltd. | 12 upvotes 路 423.4K views

Visual Studio Code became famous over the past 3+ years I believe. The clean UI, easy to use UX and the plethora of integrations made it a very easy decision for us. Our gripe with Sublime was probably only the UX side. VSCode has not failed us till now, and still is able to support our development env without any significant effort.

Goland being paid, as well as built only for Go seemed like a significant limitation to not consider it.

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Simon Ibssa
Student at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo | 2 upvotes 路 395.9K views

I decided to choose VSCode over Sublime text for my Systems Programming class in C. What I love about VSCode is its awesome ability to add extensions. Intellisense is a beautiful debugger, and Remote SSH allows me to login and make real-time changes in VSCode to files on my university server. This is an awesome alternative to going back and forth on pushing/pulling code and logging into servers in the terminal. Great choice for anyone interested in C programming!

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Pros of Android Studio
Pros of Visual Studio Code
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    Android studio is a great tool, getting better and bet
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    Google's official android ide
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    Intelligent code editor with lots of auto-completion
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    Its powerful and robust
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    Easy creating android app
  • 3
    Amazing Layout Designer
  • 3
    Great tool & very helpful
  • 3
    Great Code Tips
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    Built in Emulator
  • 2
    Keyboard Shortcuts are Amazing Out of the box
  • 2
    Easy to use
  • 1
    Cc
  • 303
    Powerful multilanguage IDE
  • 264
    Fast
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    Front-end develop out of the box
  • 145
    Support TypeScript IntelliSense
  • 121
    Very basic but free
  • 99
    Git integration
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    Intellisense
  • 69
    Faster than Atom
  • 40
    Better ui, easy plugins, and nice git integration
  • 36
    Great Refactoring Tools
  • 34
    Superb markdown support
  • 32
    Good Plugins
  • 27
    Terminal
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    Large & up-to-date extension community
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    Open Source
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    Extensions
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    Portable
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    Powerful and fast
  • 15
    Awesome UI
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    Built on Electron
  • 12
    Best code editor
  • 11
    Open, cross-platform, fast, monthly updates
  • 10
    Easy to get started with
  • 10
    Crossplatform
  • 9
    Extensible
  • 9
    Lots of extensions
  • 9
    Best editor
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    All Languages Support
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    Extensions for everything
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    Good for begginers
  • 8
    Easy to use and learn
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    Ui design is great
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    Totally customizable
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    Great community
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    "fast, stable & easy to use"
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    Faster edit for slow computer
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    Git out of the box
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    Useful for begginer
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    It has terminal and there are lots of shortcuts in it
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    Great language support
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    SSH support
  • 5
    He is not Michael
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    Great document formater
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    She is not Rachel
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    Works With Almost EveryThing You Need
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    Powerful Debugger
  • 5
    Fast Startup
  • 4
    Easy azure
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    Awesome multi cursor support
  • 4
    SFTP Workspace
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    Python extension is fast
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    Features rich
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    Extension Echosystem
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    Can compile and run .py files
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    Language server client
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    VSCode.pro Course makes it easy to learn
  • 3
    Has more than enough languages for any developer
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    Excellent as git difftool and mergetool
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    Has better support and more extentions for debugging
  • 3
    'batteries included'
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    Fast and ruby is built right in
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    Better autocompletes than Atom
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    Virtualenv integration
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    CMake support with autocomplete
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    More tools to integrate with vs
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    Emmet preinstalled
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    VS Code Server: Browser version of VS Code
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    Very proffesional
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    Light

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Cons of Android Studio
Cons of Visual Studio Code
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    Huge memory usage
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    Slow emulator
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    No checking incompatibilities
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    Complex for begginers
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    Lags behind IntelliJ IDEA
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    Slow release process
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    Slow startup
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    Resource hog at times
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    Poor refactoring
  • 9
    Poor UI Designer
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    Weak Ui design tools
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    Poor autocomplete
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    Poor in PHP
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    Microsoft
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    Poor at Python
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    Poor in Python
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    Super Slow
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    Dilshad
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    Microsoft sends telemetry data
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    Poor intellisense. poor java

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What is 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.

What is Visual Studio Code?

Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

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What are some alternatives to Android Studio and Visual Studio Code?
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.
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.
Xamarin
Xamarin鈥檚 Mono-based products enable .NET developers to use their existing code, libraries and tools (including Visual Studio*), as well as skills in .NET and the C# programming language, to create mobile applications for the industry鈥檚 most widely-used mobile devices, including Android-based smartphones and tablets, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
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.
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