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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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development system

(1) A programming language and related components. It includes the compiler, text editor, debugger, function library and any other supporting programs that enable a programmer to write a program. See developer's toolkit and application development system. For a list of popular client/server development tools, see client/server development system.

(2) A computer and related software for developing applications.
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