[Interest] CLion to replace QtCreator?

Emre Besirik nomercy at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 16:18:08 CEST 2016


> On 05 Apr 2016, at 17:08, Guenter Schwann <gunter at schwann.at> wrote:
> 
> On Tuesday, April 05, 2016 04:19:42 PM NoMercy wrote:
>> That QtCreator is eons behind current technology and trends, isn't it very
>> obvious?
> 
> No! Absolutely not.
> QtCreator is a really great IDE. Very lightweight, but still very powerful.
> Simply using the "Esc" button is a single fantastic feature that I haven't 
> seen elsewhere.
> 
> And for the technology: CLion as well as QtCreator are using clang for the 
> code model (which is the heart of an IDE).
> What other technology do you mean?
> 
> What trends do you see for IDEs?
> 
>> I would say just checkout features of ANY JetBrains product but
>> you don't even intend to so you are in therefor denial. (Not personally you
>> but many people who are objecting these)
> 
> I haven't used it yet - granted. But I have watched all the CLion releases so 
> far.
> They are looking promising. But I haven't seen any major feature that 
> QtCreator would lack (C++ only).

Some of the lacking features are smart autocomplete maybe, Ctrl+K like search but improved in a better UI, but most lacking part comes in UI/UX


Regards,
Emre Be┼čirik
nomercy at gmail.com

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