IDEs

Lesson Instructions

Watch and follow the YouTube video, the lesson contains three parts:

  1. Key Information and content - all you need to do here is watch and listen

  2. Learning activity - this activity involves answering different questions about IDEs and identifying their features.

  3. Consolidation - these are past exam question and are for deliberate practice to check your understanding.

Task - Features of an IDE

IDEs Activity

Task - Exam Questions - Deliberate Practice

Exam Questions - Web

Mark Scheme

Question 1

1 mark for each bullet point

  • Error diagnostics/debugger

  • ... highlight errors/suggest changes

  • Run time environment

  • ... Lets you run/test the program

  • Text editor

  • ... highlight key words

  • ...auto indent

  • ...to type/edit source code

  • ...Auto-complete

  • ...highlight syntax errors

  • Versioning Tools

  • ... To allow for tracing back

  • ...To create new files with changes

  • Stepping/breakpoints

  • ...Allow tracing of algorithms

Question 2

  • Error messages/translator diagnostics

  • Produced when translating/by the compiler

  • ... or on the fly while writing code

  • Attempts to tell you what the error is

  • And indicate where the error is/line numbers

  • Editor...

  • ... allows you to enter the corrected code.