toolchain

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Etymology[edit]

tool +‎ chain

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toolchain ‎(plural toolchains)

  1. (computing) A set of tools for software development, often used in sequence so that the output of one tool comprises the input of the next.
    • 2015, Jim Kukunas, Power and Performance: Software Analysis and Optimization:
      A toolchain is a set of tools for building, inspecting, and modifying software.

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