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SharpDevelop is described as '#develop (short for SharpDevelop) is a free IDE for C#, VB.NET and Boo projects on Microsoft's .NET platform. It is open-source, and you can download both sourcecode and executables' and is a popular IDE in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SharpDevelop for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac,.NET Framework and BSD. The best alternative is Microsoft Visual Studio. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try MonoDevelop or B4X. Other great apps like SharpDevelop are JetBrains Rider, Delphi, Ultimate++ and Ecere SDK.

SharpDevelop alternatives are mainly IDEs but may also be Code Editors or Android Development Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SharpDevelop.
This page was last updated Feb 24, 2020
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • .NET Framework

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  1. 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.

  2. MonoDevelop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • .NET Framework
    • Xamarin Studio

    MonoDevelop enables developers to write desktop and web applications on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. It also makes it easy to port .NET applications created with Visual Studio to Linux and Mac OS X maintaining a single code base for all platforms.

    Discontinued

    As of October 2021, the GitHub repository README has been updated to say "This project has not been built nor maintained since January 2020 and has been archived".

    Almost everyone thinks MonoDevelop is a great alternative to SharpDevelop.


  3. JetBrains Rider

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    .NET IDE based on the IntelliJ platform and ReSharper. Supports C#, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, .NET Core, Unity and Xamarin

  4. Delphi

    • Windows

    Embarcadero Delphi, formerly CodeGear Delphi and Borland Delphi, is a software development environment for Microsoft Windows applications originally developed by Borland and now owned and developed by Embarcadero Technologies.

  5. B4X

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

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



  6. Ultimate++

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Ultimate++, also called U++, is a C++ cross-platform rapid application development framework focused on programmers productivity. It includes a set of libraries (GUI, SQL, etc..), and an integrated development environment.

  7. Ecere SDK

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A cross-platform Software Development Kit including a GUI toolkit, a 2D/3D graphics engine, a networking library, an audio output library, an IDE, a compiler for the eC programming language, and more.

  8. React Studio

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    React Studio lets you create components either visually or in code, then use them interchangeably in your designs.

  9. CodeTyphon is a fork/distribution of Lazarus with thousands of Lazarus/Free Pascal components bundled into distribution and with own Lazarus expansion features.

  10. Microsoft Small Basic

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • .NET Framework

    Microsoft Small Basic puts the fun back into computer programming. With a friendly development environment that is very easy to master, it eases both kids and adults into the world of programming.

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