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CLion vs JetBrains Rider: What are the differences?

CLion: A cross-platform IDE for C and C++. 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; 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.

CLion and JetBrains Rider can be primarily classified as "Integrated Development Environment" tools.

Some of the features offered by CLion are:

  • Smart Editor
  • Code Generation
  • CMake

On the other hand, JetBrains Rider provides the following key features:

  • live code inspection
  • fast
  • responsive

According to the StackShare community, CLion has a broader approval, being mentioned in 9 company stacks & 8 developers stacks; compared to JetBrains Rider, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of CLion
Pros of JetBrains Rider
  • 29
    Good editor
  • 28
    Easy setup
  • 22
    Already one of the best C/C++ IDEs, even before launch
  • 22
    Powerful refactoring, extremely smart IDE
  • 20
    Cross-platform build
  • 18
    Clean, Sleek User Interface
  • 17
    Much faster and smarter than Intellisense
  • 13
    Vertically/Horizontally split windows
  • 12
    Great navigation, error messages and auto completion
  • 9
    Vim plugin
  • 8
    Not a 20gb installation
  • 5
    It is best IDE
  • 3
    Like this one because of - not a 20GB installation
  • 2
    Free Flowing C++ IDE
  • 1
    Very good Git plugin
  • 1
    IDE supports Python with all features of PyCharm CE
  • 3
    Debug & Trace support
  • 3
    ReSharper for VS bundled
  • 2
    NuGet package manager
  • 2
    Runs on Linux
  • 2
    Free for Open Source projects
  • 2
    SQL editing tools
  • 2
    Intellisense
  • 2
    Solution-wide refactoring
  • 2
    64-bit process
  • 2
    Refactoring support

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Cons of CLion
Cons of JetBrains Rider
  • 2
    No good support for Makefiles
  • 2
    Not free, unless you are a student
  • 1
    Costs money

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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.

What is JetBrains Rider?

It supports .NET Framework, the new cross-platform .NET Core, and Mono based projects. It lets you develop a wide range of applications including .NET desktop applications, services and libraries, Unity games, Xamarin apps, ASP.NET, and ASP.NET Core web applications.

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San Francisco, CA, US; New York City, NY, US; Portland, OR, US; Seattle, WA, US
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What are some alternatives to CLion and JetBrains Rider?
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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