What are the best C# IDEs?

  • #1
    Visual Studio
    Software

    Windows

    Free - varies by plan

    TH
    Written on June 5, 2017
    Terry Hart
    "This program seemed to be the best solution to my problem. From what I have read myself and from what others have told me, it seems to be the "gold standard" in this category. If I continue working with this language in my current capacity, it seems like I will have to use this software at least occasionally, so I think it is best for me to use it as my "go to" choice."
  • #2
    JR
    Written on June 19, 2017
    Jack Richardson
    "This program doesn't really work well with my system, although it is supposed to be "cross-platform". I really can't do anything that I wish to and it is extremely buggy. Maybe if the fix the issues I will give it another try but not now."
  • #3
    SE
    Written on January 12, 2017
    Susan Elliott
    "scriptcs is a free C# IDE editor, It has been invented for three years. It could be a good solution for this problem."
  • #4
    LF
    Written on September 18, 2017
    Laura Ferguson
    "Code::Blocks is easy to install and is an IDE that even beginners can use. It's light yet pretty powerful, and has all the features you'll need. Only downside is it's not 100% stable, for instance when you're saving/parsing code. But, it's open-source and free, and the developers work very hard to keep it going and continually improve and build upon it."
  • #5
    JG
    Written on November 1, 2017
    Jordan Gardner
    "Sublime Text is a pretty lousy C# IDE. The editing is needlessly difficult which is ridiculous when you consider that the entire point is to make it easy. I also found the interface difficult to navigate. They did try to add a lot of features but the basic features are just too cumbersome to use. Generally speaking, this text editor is an epic fail."
  • #6
    JV
    Written on May 4, 2017
    Joan Vasquez
    "PLAYCODE.io is an incredibly flexible resource for me. When teaching my classes, I can utilize sessions that I built at a prior time. The best aspect is the ability to log in from anywhere in the world to make my edits, so I don't have to worry about this part."

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Summary

Best C# IDEs
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Visual Studio Software 56 Free
2 Project Rider Software 26 Free
3 scriptcs + any text editor Websites 13 Free
4 Code::Blocks Software 7 Free
5 Sublime Text Software 0 Paid
6 PLAYCODE.io Websites 0 Free
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