PyCharm vs Visual Studio Code: What are the differences?
PyCharm and Visual Studio Code are primarily classified as "Integrated Development Environment" and "Text Editor" tools respectively.
"Smart auto-completion", "Intelligent code analysis" and "Powerful refactoring" are the key factors why developers consider PyCharm; whereas "Powerful multilanguage IDE", "Fast" and "Front-end develop out of the box" are the primary reasons why Visual Studio Code is favored.
Visual Studio Code is an open source tool with 78.4K GitHub stars and 10.9K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Visual Studio Code's open source repository on GitHub.
PedidosYa, Yahoo!, and triGo GmbH are some of the popular companies that use Visual Studio Code, whereas PyCharm is used by Lyft, Abilian, and Critizr. Visual Studio Code has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1104 company stacks & 2298 developers stacks; compared to PyCharm, which is listed in 357 company stacks and 507 developer stacks.