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Follow Your Bliss

Posted by editor on January 19, 2007 at 8:49 AM PST

Loving and hating IDE's

It's hard sometimes to understand the devotion some developers have to their favorite tools, especially IDE's. But the serious user will tell you that they are severely impaired without their IDE of choice. A poll from last year, How dependent are you on your IDE?, showed that only 20% thought they'd be fine without it. So what's the big deal? Two blogs today speak to the benefits of modern tools, and their absence in old ones.