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Code::Blocks Alternatives

Code::Blocks is described as 'free C++ IDE built to meet the most demanding needs of its users. It is designed to be very extensible and fully configurable' and is a very popular IDE in the development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Code::Blocks for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Eclipse, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Code::Blocks are Microsoft Visual Studio, CppDroid, Apache NetBeans and Qt Creator.

Code::Blocks alternatives are mainly IDEs but may also be Code Editors or Text Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Code::Blocks.
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  1. Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle.

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    Most users think Eclipse is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.
  2. Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft. It is used to develop computer programs for Microsoft Windows, as well as web sites, web applications and web services.

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    Microsoft Visual Studio vs Code::Blocks opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Microsoft Visual Studio is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.

    doesn't have cpp development functionally

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    Visual Studio on Mac doesn't have C++ development functionality.

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    CppDroid

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    CppDroid is simple C/C++ IDE focused on learning programming languages and libraries.

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    Almost everyone thinks CppDroid is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.
  4. Development Environment, Tooling Platform and Application Framework.

    Discontinued

    Python plugin for NetBeans (nbPython) has been discontinued since v8.1

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    Most users think Apache NetBeans is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.
  5. Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework.

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    Almost everyone thinks Qt Creator is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.

    High quality and very stable. Can be used for both Qt and general purpose C++ development, on both Windows and Linux.

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    CppCode

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    CppCode is an offline C/C++ IDE & Compiler:.

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    Most users think CppCode is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.
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    B4X

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Cross platform development tools for native iOS, Android, desktop and server applications.

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    Most users think B4X is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.

    Work so good and is perfect to exercise you at home

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  8. The intelligent cross-platform C/C++ IDE. CLion is a new IDE that helps you be more productive while developing apps with C and C++ for Windows, Linux and OS X.

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    Almost everyone thinks CLion is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.

    Robust and great for big projects

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    Easy to use, and easier to compile software

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  9. A cross-platform IDE for C, C++, Python, QML/JavaScript and PHP.

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    Most users think KDevelop is a great alternative to Code::Blocks.
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    UltraEdit

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    • Linux

    UltraEdit is the ideal text, HTML and HEX editor, and an advanced PHP, Perl, Java and JavaScript editor for programmers. An industry-award winner, UltraEdit supports disk-based 64-bit file handling (standard) on 32-bit Windows platforms (Windows 2000 and later).

    UltraEdit features an integrated FTP browser and supports syntax highlighting for hundreds of languages, with more always in the works. And with an integrated SSH/telnet client, scripting, custom tools, macros and Smart Templates, UltraEdit's ready for any coding session.
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