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    PyCharm Alternatives

    PyCharm is described as 'Python and Django IDE with refactorings, code completion, on-the-fly code analysis and other features, including version control integration, deployment, integration with issue trackers, and remote debugging' and is a very popular IDE in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PyCharm for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and BSD. Most alternatives are IDEs and Code Editors. The best alternative is Visual Studio Code, which is free. Other great apps like PyCharm are Atom (Free Personal, Open Source), VSCodium (Free, Open Source), Eclipse (Free, Open Source) and Microsoft Visual Studio (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Apr 11, 2022
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    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.
      Visual Studio Code vs PyCharm opinions
      Most users think Visual Studio Code is a great alternative to PyCharm.
      Komrad open source and great tools for writing and debugging python
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

    2. Atom is an open-source, Electron based text editor with a massive ecosystem of plugins and themes that are easily accessible through a built-in package manager. Being built with Electron, it uses web technology (HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.
      Atom vs PyCharm opinions
      Some users think Atom is a great alternative to PyCharm, some don't.
      Atom is a text editor, not an ide
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

      nicklucianocorona It's not an IDE, so I don't know how this is a good replacement.
      Negative comment 5 months ago

      alexprange Pycharm is full feature IDE... Atom is a text editor with some advanced features as is visual studio code and sublime. Next best after Pycharm Is Anaconda
      Negative comment about 3 years ago


    3. This repository contains a build file to generate FLOSS release binaries of Microsoft's Code - OSS (vscode) project, the open source core of the proprietary Visual Studio Code.
      VSCodium vs PyCharm opinions
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      VSCodo without Microsoft tracking and fully open-source — get the beginner-friendliness of VSCode without any tracking!
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    4. Eclipse is an extensible development platform with runtimes and application frameworks for building, deploying and managing software across the entire software lifecycle.
      Most users think Eclipse is a great alternative to PyCharm.
    5. 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.

    6. Geany is a small and lightweight Integrated Development Environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a few dependencies from other packages.
      Geany vs PyCharm opinions
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      No debugger and inspection of data structures. This is an essential feature for Python as it is a dynamically typed language.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

    7. Development Environment, Tooling Platform and Application Framework.


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

    8. Bluefish is a powerful editor targeted towards programmers and webdesigners, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages, and it focuses on editing dynamic and interactive websites.
    9. Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework.
      Qt Creator vs PyCharm opinions
      This alternative is disputed. Qt Creator is still a legitimate alternative to PyCharm, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      onkoe It uhhhh doesn't use Python. Not too useful for Python developers for this reason
      Negative comment about 2 months ago

      this has nothing to do with python... so i dont think it is comparable to pycharm which is a fully featured python IDE
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

    10. Completely free enterprise-ready Python distribution for large-scale data processing, predictive analytics, and scientific computing. Includes 100+ of the most popular Python packages for science, math, engineering, data analysis. Cross platform on Linux, Windows, Mac.
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