This may hurt some fanboys, but many believe that Microsoft Visual Studio is a better IDE, and that Xcode just plain sucks. I think most of the hate towards Xcode stems from many of it’s features being turned off when first installed. I found these great tips today on how to make Xcode feel like Microsoft Visual Studio.
The article covers tips on changing the cut and paste buttons so Windows users feel more at home, implementing an MSVC key configuration in Xcode, installing a decent SVN client and more.
You can view the article here: How To Make Xcode Feel Like Visual Studio (MSVC)
If you’re really looking to create a power XCode setup, and unleash similar power to that of Visual Studio, I suggest checking out this article which covers many Xcode tips: Amazing Xcode Tips Leave Developer In A State Of Shock
Personally I don’t think Xcode will ever match one of the professional versions of Visual Studio, but you can’t really beat the price.. and I like it better than VC Express.. that’s for sure.