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Any IDE recomendationes besides VS Code?

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by SeriousWays, Aug 8, 2020.

  1. SeriousWays

    SeriousWays

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    Hello!

    Can any of you recommend a free IDE which offers autocomplete for Unity?
    I am kind of tired of having to spend 30 minutes of checking a 100 line code, because I made some spelling mistake like writing a capital letter instead of a small one.

    I already tried Consulo, but it has a bug where it cannot find the Unity IDE, so it is a useful as writing on a piece of paper.
    Besides that I found some guides on adding highlights and autocomplete to Notepad++, but the guides are for older versions of Unity, which have an unattainable at the moment xml file.

    TL;DR; Can anyone offer a free to use IDE, which offers autocomplete and hopefully highlights for Unity and is not VSCode?
     
  2. polemical

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    I've been using Visual Studio Community 2019 with 2020.2 and it's been great (minor gripes and occasional crashes aside).. btw, you haven't mentioned which OS you're using.
     
  3. SeriousWays

    SeriousWays

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    Sorry about that. I am using Windows 7.
     
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  5. JoeStrout

    JoeStrout

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    I use and highly recommend Script Inspector 3. Turns Unity into a true IDE; no external editor needed. It literally changed my life the day I discovered it.
     
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  6. Schneider21

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    I'm just curious... Why not VS Code? I find the syntax highlighting and error detection works great on both Windows and macOS.
     
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