For questions about teaching IDE (Integrated Development Environment) usage, questions about how IDEs fit into the classroom environment, questions about when it is appropriate to use an IDE to teach and questions about introducing IDEs to students.

An IDE is a specialized kind of programming environment that usually combines file management with compilation and execution of programs. Examples are Greenfoot, BlueJ, Eclipse, and Netbeans among many others. An IDE can be specific to a language, such as DRScheme (Racket) or generalized like Eclipse. Use this tag for questions about teaching specifically with IDEs or resource requests about IDEs for specific purposes.