Top 10 Popular IDEs

An integrated development environment (IDE) is a software application that provides comprehensive facilities to computer programmers for software development. Normally, an IDE consists of a source code editor, build automation tools and a debugger. Nowadays, there are many sophisticated IDEs avaiable for different languages and most them have intelligent code completion, syntax highlighting, syntax checking etc.

Here, we've presented the top 10 IDEs available for different programming languages. We have used TOPIDE Top IDE Index to rank these IDEs. This index is created by analyzing how often IDEs are searched on Google. 

Rank IDE Share
1 Eclipse 28.35%
2 Visual Studio 25.73%
3 Vim 8.67%
4 Xcode 6.43%
5 Netbeans 6.33%
6 SublimeText 4.82%
7 IntellijIdea 3.96%
8 Komodo 3.79%
9 Xamarin 2.22%
10 Emaces 2.0%


The following graph depicts the popularity of these IDEs over a decade. 


source: PYPL

Todate, Eclipse is the most popular IDE Worldwide since last 10 years. However, it has lost the popularity by most which is -14.2%.

On the other hand, SublimeText grew the most in the last 5 years by 4.7%.

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