Eclipse vs Xcode: 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 Xcode? The complete toolset for building great apps. 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.
Eclipse and Xcode can be categorized as "Integrated Development Environment" tools.
"Does it all" is the primary reason why developers consider Eclipse over the competitors, whereas "IOS Development" was stated as the key factor in picking Xcode.
Pinterest, Instacart, and Lyft are some of the popular companies that use Xcode, whereas Eclipse is used by Intuit, Webedia, and hike. Xcode has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1051 company stacks & 603 developers stacks; compared to Eclipse, which is listed in 248 company stacks and 140 developer stacks.