18 Best IDEs for C/C++ Programming or Source Code Editors on Linux

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72 Responses

  1. Maxence says:

    Almost none of those are C++ native IDE

  2. Marc says:

    No mention of SlickEdit means this is not a professional list. It’s not free, but it’s totally worth it.

  3. Edwin Barton says:

    Lazarus is a good one for Pascal development (with a built in interface designer), Monodevelop is another fairly complete one that probably deserves to be on this list.

    Gambas is yet another good one, SPE (Stani’s Python Editor), Eric (another Python Editor) and Boa Constructor (a Python IDE) are other good ones for Python development as well.

  4. Incorrect says:

    This list is incorrect. #5 is missing and Qt Creator is not non-free.

  5. fathima says:

    Hello, can some one here suggest me the best IDE in which we can create GUI using python &

    DO EMBEDDED CODING

  6. Izajasz says:

    Regarding the first sentence of this article.

    C++ is not an extension to C. It is a different language. Although C++ started as an extension to C they are separate things today. For instance, one cannot say C++ is a super set of C.

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