The new boards are mostly based on 32-bit Cortex-M MCUs. The larger memory, faster clock and increased computational power allow more ambitious projects.
As a consequence, the development of larger projects has a direct impact on the expectations towards the IDE. The developer wants an advanced editor, debugging capabilities and version management, among other features.
Luckily, a new generation of IDEs brings innovative ideas. Some are IDEs, other are plug-ins. Sometimes, the same IDE offers different plug-ins.
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