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N. LoubserSoftware Engineering for Absolute Beginnershttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-6622-9_1

1. Editors

Nico Loubser1  
London, UK

Creating software is all about solving problems. And your software development editor is a great place to increase productivity and lessen the cognitive load you will experience while solving these problems. Within your editor lies the ability to automate some of your tasks. It will allow you to defer some tasks that would have strained your memory or would have consumed too much time, to your editor. A decent editor will allow you to optimize the layout of your screen so that your database browser, shell, and code editor are easily and readily available within seconds. It will have a large ...

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