Area or region conducive for the development of a mineral. Certain minerals only develop in certain environments.
An SAP environment is a completely self-contained version of the SAP database, designated for a specific purpose. For example, at MIT there is a Production environment and a Training environment, as well as others for testing and development.
a suite of tools which is used during the entire development process
The user's computer-based workplace, including the tools typically used and their configurations. For Project Builder, this refers to the subset of tools that are used to complete various tasks related to developing Developer/2000 applications.
A core support ing workflow in the software-engineering process, whose purpose is to define and manage the environment in which the system is being developed. Includes process descriptions, configuration management, and development tools. [D04724] RUP
a set of functions that support the system development and maintenance process. Includes information repositories, tools, a framework and will involve human intervention and human procedures.