NetBeans IDE vs Visual Studio: What are the differences?
NetBeans IDE: 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; Visual Studio: State-of-the-art tools and services that you can use to create great apps for devices, the cloud, and everything in between. Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications.
NetBeans IDE and Visual Studio can be categorized as "Integrated Development Environment" tools.
"Rich features" is the top reason why over 63 developers like NetBeans IDE, while over 270 developers mention "Intellisense, ui" as the leading cause for choosing Visual Studio.
Intuit, Starbucks, and Yahoo! are some of the popular companies that use Visual Studio, whereas NetBeans IDE is used by Edify, Campaign Panel, and inFeedo. Visual Studio has a broader approval, being mentioned in 676 company stacks & 1009 developers stacks; compared to NetBeans IDE, which is listed in 62 company stacks and 46 developer stacks.
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