Create high quality code with IDE's

From the developerWorks archives

Charles Gordon

Date archived: December 1, 2016 | First published: November 12, 2013

Integrated development environments (IDEs) give developers specialized tools to create software. Rational Software Architect and Rational Application Developer are IDEs that provide automated tools to quickly create high quality code. An IDE makes it easier to detect, prevent, and resolve defects as the software is being developed. The savings gained by more efficient software maintenance can be applied to the effort to create more innovative products to increase revenue.

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