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Is there a language to write programmes by pictures?

Many different programming languages do something like that, yes. I've found a couple of pictures for you. Visual programming languages have long history. For example, here's a YouTube video on RAND's ...
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Is there a language to write programmes by pictures?

Piet is an esolang in which programs look like abstract art in the style of Piet Mondrian. [Esolangs Wiki] For example, this is one way of writing the ubiquitous "Hello World" program: ...
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Is there a language to write programmes by pictures?

Do you mean something like ScratchJr, Scratch or MakeCode? Starting with visual languages such as Scratch or MakeCode allows your child to begin to understand the basic concepts of programming ...
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Is there a language to write programmes by pictures?

BPMN is a graphical notation for specifying business processes that are executable (IOW: BPMN diagrams are programs that can be run.) Source
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Is there a language to write programmes by pictures?

To give yet another example: LabVIEW is a graphical programming language used in research labs to connect several (physical hardware) scientific instruments together into a more complex piece of ...
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Is there a language to write programmes by pictures?

Thyrd is a concatenative programming language (hence the name, an obvious play on Forth). Thyrd is a two-dimensional programming language heavily inspired by spreadsheets, in which opcodes are ...
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An open-source cross between an IDE and a text-editor?

Atom is a very good text editor that covers your requirements. Free and Open-Source Code highlighting for JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SCSS, and PHP. (Bonus for Python and Ruby) Code completion ...
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Windows IDE for coding python

If you are looking for something like visual studio then why not use VSCode? It's a free source code editor form microsoft, and by installing the extensions python and a couple of others you can ...
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Is CodeBlocks still relevant or should I upgrade to a new lightweight IDE?

CodeLite is a powerful and lightweight IDE specializing in C, C++, PHP and JavaScript. Its features include: Generic support for compilers (for example Clang) Built-in GDB support Database-based ...
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Cross-platform IDE alternative to MS Visual Studio - other than Eclipse CDT

I would suggest taking a look at Code::Blocks as a possible alternative that is Free, Open Source & Cross Platform. Your feature requests Find and replace works like Visual Studio on Windows - ...
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Edit google apps scripts with IntelliJ-IDEA

There's also a git like tool called clasp by Gratt for local development You might find it at home if you use git https://github.com/google/clasp
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Javascript IDE with code completion and syntax checking

Visual Studio Code IntelliSense provides smart completions based on variable types, function definitions, and imported modules. Debugging Launch or attach to your running apps and debug with break ...
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Python IDE for Debian

PyCharm is available for Linux as a whole. This includes Debian. This ought to be applicable for your sort of application. You could give the community edition a try. PyCharm 4.5.1 running under ...
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Web-based IDE for young beginner programmer

You should take a look at Coding Ground from TutorialsPoint. It’s an online collection of programming resources, tutorials, and tools. It’s free and supports lots of programming languages including ...
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Sublime Text 3 alternative to use on ARM Linux?

Try out Visual Studio Code which is an open source IDE that supports all the languages you specified with the help of extensions. I have used it on Mac, Linux and Windows and it is a great IDE with ...
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Java development environment

JDK Java is a set of specifications, for the language and for the JVM. To do your programming, you need an implementation of those specs. That implementation is known as a Java Development Kit (JDK). ...
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IDE with preview of HTML, CSS and JavaScript websites

Adobe Brackets provides live previews of your pages and has a lot of convenient features for web developers. From their site: Also, there are plugins like W3C Validation to check for errors, but I ...
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IDE specifically for layout and design of regular web applications?

The new WYSIWYG editors Good for mockuping and initial design. Bad for working on an existing app. Macaw, Sketch, Pinegrow or even Photoshop + Brackets ✔ Provide higher abstractions in regards to ...
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Editor for writing shell scripts, with autocompletion and syntax highlighting

I usually use OSes in the *nix family so this may not help: I'm a big fan of Sublime Text and since it offers a free, unlimited trial (Windows, Mac, Linux), you don't have much to lose. While it is ...
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PostgreSQL database explorer

I use pgAdmin for this. It meets your requirements as far as I can tell: Works with Windows 7 and onwards Has a visual tree tree with the referencing of the objects in the db Able to write queries
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Web-based IDE for young beginner programmer

Personally I would go for python, possibly under Jupyter as a notebook, you can even try it in a browser, as in many schools it is now the first language taught, possible other python IDEs are too ...
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Good IDE for C language with code-simplification-suggestions?

Eclipse CDT is a free C/C++ IDE which has a key combination (Ctrl+Shift+O, IIRC) which will remove unused #include and add those which are missing. Most modern compilers (such as GCC) will warn you ...
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IDE recommendations for Python 3 on Windows 10 for a beginner?

Ones that I have tried and are Free & worth taking a look, in no specific order: VS Code with Python extensions PyCharm Community Edition WingIDE 101/personal (Personally I liked this enough that ...
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Is there a language to write programmes by pictures?

Back in the day Jackson Structured Programming was a popular way of representing a program graphically, and I know of at least one project that would allow you to create a diagram and generate a ...
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Cross-platform IDE alternative to MS Visual Studio - other than Eclipse CDT

It seems that JetBrains CLion may meet almost all of your requirements. It is often not gratis, though. You might also want to have a look at the C++ IDE comparison table on Wikipedia.
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Windows IDE for Python

For python development, I am a huge fan of Jetbrains products so their offering, PyCharm, is what I am going to suggest. There is a free version of the IDE which does let you keep adding files (no ...
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IDE with debugger able to view and manipulate python pandas dataframes?

Is there an IDE that correctly displays pandas dataframes? PyCharm released version 2016.2 (a week after I posted this question!), which includes a pandas dataframe viewer. I still want to know if ...
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Compile old Delphi and C++ Builder source code

You will have to make changes as you go but it might be worth taking a look a Lazarus IDE & FreePascal Free, Gratis & OpenSource Cross Platform To quote the web page: "Compatibility with TP 7....
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Gratis IDE/editor for Graphviz

I found a Notepad++ plugin that works fairly well: NppGraphViz by Github user jrebacz. Combined with this syntax highlighting scheme from signmotion you get a nice editing environment in Notepad++:
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Best package to profile R code

There's some useful information at SO: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7252602/digging-into-r-profiling-information In the old days, it was common to use Rprof, and you can see ?Rprof for more ...
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