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CodeKit vs NetBeans IDE: What are the differences?

Developers describe CodeKit as "Mac app that compiles Less, Sass, Stylus, Jade, Haml, Javascript, and Markdown files automatically each time you save". Process Less, Sass, Stylus, Jade, Haml, Slim, CoffeeScript, Javascript, and Compass files automatically each time you save. Easily set options for each language. On the other hand, NetBeans IDE is detailed as "Quickly and easily develop desktop, mobile and web applications with Java, HTML5, PHP, C/C++ and more". NetBeans IDE is FREE, open source, and has a worldwide community of users and developers.

CodeKit can be classified as a tool in the "Live Reloading" category, while NetBeans IDE is grouped under "Integrated Development Environment".

Some of the features offered by CodeKit are:

  • Compile Everything - Less, Sass, Stylus, CoffeeScript, Typescript, Jade, Haml, Slim, Markdown & Javascript.
  • Auto-Refresh Browsers - Refresh browsers across devices: Mac, PC, iOS, Android & kitchen fridge. Never hit command+R again.
  • Bower Built-In - Install 6,000+ components with a single click: Bootstrap, jQuery, Modernizr, Zurb Foundation, even WordPress.

On the other hand, NetBeans IDE provides the following key features:

  • Best Support for Latest Java Technologies
  • Fast & Smart Code Editing
  • Easy & Efficient Project Management

"Easy to configure" is the top reason why over 6 developers like CodeKit, while over 63 developers mention "Rich features" as the leading cause for choosing NetBeans IDE.

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Pros of CodeKit
Pros of NetBeans IDE
  • 8
    Instant setup for quick experiments
  • 8
    Easy to configure
  • 7
    Cross device live reloading
  • 5
    Any editor OK
  • 75
    Rich features
  • 68
    Crossplatform
  • 47
    Plugins(Git, SVN)
  • 38
    Extensible
  • 37
    Easy to use
  • 35
    PHP Support
  • 33
    Java support
  • 28
    File History
  • 21
    Code analysis
  • 18
    MySQL support
  • 13
    Free
  • 13
    Open source
  • 9
    Code completion
  • 9
    Strong Maven Support
  • 8
    NodeJs support
  • 6
    Webdev king
  • 6
    Best
  • 5
    Easy maven project start
  • 4
    Jira Plugin
  • 3
    Mandatory
  • 3
    Foss
  • 3
    History of changes, friendly tabs
  • 2
    Intuitive ui
  • 2
    Chrome plugin to live update javascript from browser
  • 2
    Out of the box integration with maven, git, svn
  • 2
    Native Nette support
  • 2
    Smarty support
  • 2
    I don't like NetBeans
  • 2
    Groovy support
  • 2
    Custom html tags support
  • 1
    Visual GUI Builder for Swing / AWT
  • 1
    Composer commands inside IDE
  • 1
    Powerful refactoring

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Cons of CodeKit
Cons of NetBeans IDE
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    • 2
      PHP debug doesn't support conditional breakpoints

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    What is CodeKit?

    Process Less, Sass, Stylus, Jade, Haml, Slim, CoffeeScript, Javascript, and Compass files automatically each time you save. Easily set options for each language.

    What is NetBeans IDE?

    NetBeans IDE is FREE, open source, and has a worldwide community of users and developers.

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    What are some alternatives to CodeKit and NetBeans IDE?
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    A bundler for javascript and friends. Packs many modules into a few bundled assets. Code Splitting allows to load parts for the application on demand. Through "loaders" modules can be CommonJs, AMD, ES6 modules, CSS, Images, JSON, Coffeescript, LESS, ... and your custom stuff.
    Sublime Text
    Sublime Text is available for OS X, Windows and Linux. One license is all you need to use Sublime Text on every computer you own, no matter what operating system it uses. Sublime Text uses a custom UI toolkit, optimized for speed and beauty, while taking advantage of native functionality on each platform.
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    Build system automating tasks: minification and copying of all JavaScript files, static images. More capable of watching files to automatically rerun the task when a file changes.
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    It is an interface tool which handles pre-processing, and other front-end tasks. Its greatest strength is the incredible ease with which it allows you to use pre-processors of various kinds, be they for CSS, HTML or JavaScript.
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