Atmel Studio 6 – The Integrated Development Environment
Atmel® Studio 6 is the integrated development environment (IDE) for developing and debugging Atmel ARM® Cortex™-M and Atmel AVR®microcontroller (MCU) based applications. The Atmel Studio 6 IDE gives you a seamless and easy-to-use environment to write, build and debug your applications written in C/C++ or assembly code.
Desktop-oriented IDE providers responded by incorporating framework awareness into their products. The IDEs provided code editors that were aware not just of core language syntax but of the application programming interface (API) calls supported by the software frameworks. This helped to deliver on the promise of faster, lower cost programming by giving programmers context-sensitive hints on parameters and functions supported by the framework