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SearchEnterpriseLinux: ISV's-Eye View, Part 2: IDEs and SOAs--New Problems, Good Tips

Jan 26, 2005, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)


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"Why did developers start using IDEs?

"Niel Powers: The single-tool experience. Developers always have so much to learn and remember: the environment, the application, the domain requirements… the list goes on. At least IDEs mean that there is only one toolset to learn and remember. You can think of an IDE as a single operating console for the developer--there's still a lot to it, but at least there is consistency in approach and operation..."

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