When comparing Code::Blocks vs Sublime Text with C Improved plugin, the Slant community recommends Code::Blocks for most people. In the question“What are the best IDEs for C on Windows?” Code::Blocks is ranked 2nd while Sublime Text with C Improved plugin is ranked 8th.
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Pro Free/Libre/Open Source
Pro Debugger multi-threading support
The debugger supports multi-threaded processes for faster debugging.
Pro Lets you choose the compiler
Code:Blocks lets the developer choose which compiler to use, giving you a higher level of control for on your development workflow.
Pro Cross platform
Code::Blocks is available for both Windows and Linux, allowing you to use the same IDE across both OSes if you use different machines.
Pro Consistent cross-platform
Looks consistently the same across Windows, OS X and Linux.
Sublime Text 2 is among the fastest editors as it is and Sublime Text 3 promises to improve the start-up time to become even faster.
Pro Powerful plugin system
Sublime Text supports a large number of languages and general text editing features out of the box, but its most useful feature is its extensibility - Sublime Text uses TextMate's syntax declaration files to support new languages, has all its menus and keybindings generated from JSON files, and can be scripted to add new features using Python.
Con Poor code completion
The code completion for Code::Blocks is rather poor compared to other IDEs
Con It's hard to make the code readable
Due to the problems with indention, it's hard to make the code look nice.
Con Few releases
Sublime Text 3 is in Beta since June 2013 but the latest Dev version of Sublime Text 3 was released in Februrary 2016.