Integrated Development Environments

Folks, UNIX is the ultimate IDE. That is what it was written for!


  1. One classic Unix intro is actually titled The Unix Programming Environment.

    (With such gems as -- from memory -- "you may find it useful to employ software version control", "some newer, more advanced editors such as vim or emacs", and "enormous files, 30 kb in size".)

    1. I read it when you were knee-high to a grasshopper, Silas.

    2. Cool! It's crazy that it's still in use -- the CTO bought it for me to read at my first software job (2012) at a hip startup.

  2. Also VMS. Crazy how many tools in the OS are helpful for coding.


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