- 1. Integrated Development Environment. As a minimum, the integration of a source code editor, compiler and debugger for software development. An IDE will often offer more than this, such as on-line help, syntax highlighting and other features.
- 2. Integrated Drive Electronics. Common and cheap form of disk
interface. Superseded by EIDE. Now commonly
known as Parallel ATA
(PATA). cf SCSI,
For more information see:
- www.interfacebus.com/Design_Connector_IDE.html - ATA Bus Description with IDE Pin Out and Signal Names.