Xcode 5 vs Eclipse

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by moonman239, Sep 20, 2013.

  1. moonman239 macrumors 68000

    Mar 27, 2009
    What does Eclipse have that Xcode 5 doesn't? What does Xcode 5 have that Eclipse doesn't?

    I personally like developing for iOS because of the Interface Builder.
  2. ArtOfWarfare macrumors G3


    Nov 26, 2007
    Eclipse has a bloated interface, bugs, and isn't designed with any particular focus in mind.

    Xcode is only available for Mac.

    I've heard that there is a viable alternative to Xcode to... It costs money and I believe is from Jet Brains but I can't remember it's name right now. Never tried it before but I've heard it has very nice text editing features, plus when you try editing interface files it opens them in Xcode for you.

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