What do you like best?
- Free, Easy, Open Source, User friendly IDE and best tool for programming.
- Supports languages like C, C++, Java, OpenGL, Fortran, GCC, Clang etc.
- It is developed using C++ due to which all the plugins and packages and readily imported.
- It is a cross-platform tool works fine with Windows, LINUX and MAC OS.
- Syntax highlighting and automatic indentation of programs while writing them is a plus point.
- Code Blocks is a beginners bitcoin who will experience a maximum advantage out of it since it is very easy to use and write a program.
- Codeblocks has a notable user interface and graphical design.
- More number of users and best community support compared to other programming tools (DEV C++, Turbo C++, Visual C++).
What do you dislike?
- For even small programs the loading time is more and sometimes it crashes for a very large programs.
- Since it is IDE based everything can be imported and beginners just use the plugins without even the basic knowledge of what package they are using.
- Its worthy to switch over other editors like vim, sublime if you are from a computer science background.
- Program crashing, running time, software hang is more compared to terminal programming provided by LINUX.
Recommendations to others considering the product
- If you are windows user, Then I strongly recommend you to use Code::Blocks.
- If you are a software developer, Computer science student I strongly recommend you not to use Code::Block.
What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
- Being a Programmer, I started using Code::Blocks as my personal programming tool to learn and practice many programming languages. Due to the availability of extensive libraries made easy to run and compile my course project which are mainly on C, Java.
- Benefits: Free, Open Source, User friendly, availability of extensive plugins/ libraries, Easy for Development.