Designer Studio gives development team members the tools and information they need to build and extend enterprise applications. It is available to users who specify Developer as one of the portals associated with their access group.
PRPC (PegaRULES Process Commander) is a software product created, licensed, and marketed by Pegasystems Inc (PEGA). PRPC is the core component of Pegasystems's "SmartBPM" suit of BPM (Business Process Management) solutions. It is available to users who specify Developer as one of the portals associated with their access group
You are correct Designer Studio and PRPC are the same thing, I believe you are just getting confused with the names.Designer Studio is the functionality that allows developers to develop applications. PRPC is the name for the core product.