language-sensitive editor


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language-sensitive editor

An editor that is aware of the syntactic, semantic and in some cases the structural rules of a specific programming language and provides a framework for the user to enter source code. Programs or changes to previously stored programs are incrementally parsed into an abstract syntax tree and automatically checked for correctness.
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The ObjectAda compilation system consists of an integrated language-sensitive editor, source-code browser, compiler, debugger and full library manager.
Code solutions and APIs are documented using simple markdown syntax and language-sensitive editors.

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