Building an IDE for the Calculational Derivation of Imperative Programs

Dipak L. Chaudhari
Om Damani

In this paper, we describe an IDE called CAPS (Calculational Assistant for Programming from Specifications) for the interactive, calculational derivation of imperative programs. In building CAPS, our aim has been to make the IDE accessible to non-experts while retaining the overall flavor of the pen-and-paper calculational style. We discuss the overall architecture of the CAPS system, the main features of the IDE, the GUI design, and the trade-offs involved.

In Catherine Dubois, Paolo Masci and Dominique Méry: Proceedings Second International Workshop on Formal Integrated Development Environment (F-IDE 2015), Oslo, Norway, June 22, 2015, Electronic Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science 187, pp. 1–13.
Published: 14th August 2015.

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