Different between compiler and IDE .

What is a compiler ?

A compiler is not IDE
The compiler is a platform or a place in which we compile our code. This means we write the source code using any programming language and compiler translate it into object code or binary code or computer language. Every high-level language use a compiler to compile source code into computer code which is unique. We all know the computer can't understand our language. So we must make our language understandable to the machine and compiler do this job.

Some example of Compiler:

Pascal
C++
Assembler
Perl
Python
 

 




 

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What is ide?

IDE means Integrated Development Environment. Without compiler, ide is valueless. ide is q package of some tools like graphical interface, text editor, debugger sometimes containing compiler. It also contains code coverage tools, version management tools, automated help, and documentation tools, graphical resource editors, refactoring wizards, and many, many other useful tools which help us code quickly.

Some example of ide:

Eclipse, NetBeans IDE, Codeblocks, Visual Studio, Bloodshed Dev, etc.

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Summary:

A compiler is a part of ide. ide dependent on the compiler. ide only help us to code easily. The compiler converts our codes to machine language. 

Happy Coding... 

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