ILEditor 2 Alternatives

    ILEditor 2 is described as 'Bring your development up to speed with the fastest, most advanced cross-platform tool for IBM i development yet. Whther working on your RPG, COBOL or C applications, it doesn’t even take one click to compile your applications and see error listings' and is a IDE in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to ILEditor 2 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like ILEditor 2 are Microsoft Visual Studio (Free Personal), Eclipse (Free, Open Source), Apache NetBeans (Free, Open Source) and PhpStorm (Paid).

    This page was last updated Nov 29, 2021

    1. Visual Studio Code is more than just a code editor, it provides the tools and extensions to compile, debug, compare, refactor, and even manage code repositories all within a highly-customised development environment.
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    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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    3. 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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    4. Development Environment, Tooling Platform and Application Framework.

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

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    5. Enjoy productive PHP and web development with PhpStorm. Take advantage of deep code understanding, top-notch coding assistance, and support for all major tools and frameworks.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Linux
      • FLATHUB
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      The repository "Code - OSS" (also known as vscode) is where Microsoft develops the Visual Studio Code product together with the community. This source code is available to everyone under the standard MIT license.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
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      • Linux
      Built from scratch, based on 20 years of experience developing IDEs. Fleet uses the IntelliJ code-processing engine, with a distributed IDE architecture and a reimagined UI.
    6. An evolving development environment for the IBM i platform. It is not a given set of tools but an integrated development environment developed for the users and with the users. An open development of the editor will bring the most benefit to you.
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    7. Integrated development environment (IDE) for creating and maintaining applications on IBM i systems, from the developer’s desktop, supporting development in both host-connected and disconnected modes.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      An IDE for the next generation of development for ILE applications on IBM i. ILEditor will support development with any ILE language, be it CL, RPG, COBOL, C and C++. Error listing and syntax highlighting is available for all ILE languages.
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