Gartner Research

Integrated Development Environment

Published: 12 November 2007

ID: G00203424

Analyst(s): Joe Niski


Software development teams require infrastructure to guide the development, testing, and release of applications and services. A software development lifecycle (SDLC) infrastructure provides tools and services for managing and optimizing a development program. This set of Templates expands the Application Platform Strategies Reference Architecture to include development intelligence, requirements management, software configuration management, unit testing, static code analysis, integration and build, system testing, defect management, release engineering, and integrated development environments.

Table Of Contents

Template Applicability

Template Diagram

Template Description

  • Functions and Features
    • File Managers
    • Text Editors
    • Execution Environments
    • Design and Modeling
    • Compilation and Build
    • Revision Control
    • Application Templates
    • Component Templates
    • Task Lists
    • Documentation Generators
    • Unit Testing Frameworks
    • Static Code Analyzers
    • Collaboration Support
    • Deployment Support
    • Application Frameworks
    • Component Frameworks
    • Role-Based Views
    • Environment Configuration
  • Interfaces
    • Graphical User Interface
    • Command Line Interface
    • Programming Interface
    • Plug-In Interface

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