10 IDE For Linux


1. Komodo IDE

-Based on Mozilla project, Komodo is an award winning IDE from ActiveState.

-Being cross-Platform it runs on Windows, Mac or Linux.

-Languages supported: Perl, PHP, Python, C/C++ Ruby, Tcl, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, XML, RHTML, Template-Toolkit, HTML-Smarty, Django etc.

-Komodo Edit or Open Komodo is a free/open-source version of Komodo IDE. It’s a source code editor with the same features of Komodo IDE.

2. NetBeans

-Open-Source and free IDE from Sun Microsystems.

-Languages supported: Java, C/C++, Python, PHP, Ruby, Groovy, JavaScript etc.

-Cross-Platform, however the Java interface is not heavily customisable. You will have to create a project everytime you have a single file program.

3. Eclipse

-Made for heavy Java development.

-Languages supported: C/C++, Python, using plug-ins.

-Maintains a plug-in central.

-A heavy and complicated interface makes it not very ideal for starters but professionals may like it.

4. MonoDevelop

-Designed for C# and other .NET languages.

-Cross-Platform, enables developers to quickly write desktop and ASP.NET Web applications in case of Linux. Developers can easily port .NET applications created with Visual Studio to Linux and to maintain a single code base for all platforms.

5. KDevelop

-Mostly used for KDE/QT development.

-Languages supported: C/C++, Ruby and PHP.

-Also cross-Platform.

6. Geany

-Uses the GTK2 toolkit with basic features of an integrated development environment.

-Languages supported: C, Java, PHP, HTML, Python, Perl, Pascal etc.

-Cross-Platform and light weight.

7. Code::Blocks IDE

-Cross-Platform and extensible.

-Languages supported: C/C++, Python (via plug-in).

-GTK/QT development or widget creation available and supports more than one compiler.

8. Anjuta

-IDE for C and C++ on GNU/Linux.

-Written for GTK/GNOME and comes with glade/gnome GUI designer/code generator.

9. CodeLite

-Open-source, cross platform IDE for C/C++.

-Also supports syntax highlighting for other languages.

10. Gedit

-GNOME application that is extensible by plug-ins. This adds a huge functionality to a normal editor turning it into IDE.

-Only for Linux.

Source: Penguin Inside


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