development environment


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development environment

(programming, tool)
An integrated suite of tools to aid the development of software in a particular language or for a particular application. Usually, this consists of a compiler and editor and may also include one or more of a debugger, profiler, and source code manager.

See also: IDE.
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5 is also the first commercial development environment to offer modular packaging, enabling customers to buy only the pieces they need to customize their environment.
The MULTI IDE has emerged as a premier embedded development environment for MIPS RISC processors," said Paul Nixon, CEO and president of Intrinsity.

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