Eclipse vs PlatformIO: What are the differences?
What is Eclipse? IDE for Java EE Developers. 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..
What is PlatformIO? Next-generation IDE for IoT. PlatformIO is an open source ecosystem for IoT development. Cross-platform build system and library manager. Continuous and IDE integration. Arduino and MBED compatible. Ready for Cloud compiling.
Eclipse and PlatformIO can be categorized as "Integrated Development Environment" tools.
"Does it all" is the primary reason why developers consider Eclipse over the competitors, whereas "It is the best" was stated as the key factor in picking PlatformIO.
PlatformIO is an open source tool with 3.18K GitHub stars and 416 GitHub forks. Here's a link to PlatformIO's open source repository on GitHub.