First: I’m a C# developer by day. I spend a lot of time in the Visual Studio IDE. To me, coding outside of a full IDE feels like trying to write an email without spell check. I spend a lot of time hunting down typos, or reading through documentation to figure out the format of particular functions. (OK, so not exactly like writing an email.) A good IDE provides the tools to make a lot of that much simpler. (See Intellisense.)

With that in mind:

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