Integrated Development Environment

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Integrated Development Environment are commonly used to simplify the programming process. These usually integrate syntax coloration for particular code, WYSIWYG content editor, code compilation, code management and sometimes collaborative development utilities (SVN or CVS).

See also: text editor

1 Examples

Well-known free and open source systems are

  • Netbeans (Wikipedia) is a popular environment in the Java community.

Commercial systems are for example:

  • Komodo is built on top of the Mozilla platform and supports development with various dynamic programming languages such as PHP, JavaScript, Python. The system is commercial but the editor is free.
  • Dreamweaver is an example of a commercial system to develop HTML pages but also interactive client and server-side web pages.

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