CASE: Acronym for computer-aided software engineering, computer-aided systems engineering. Software used for the automated development of systems software, i.e. , computer code.
Note 1: CASE functions include analysis, design, and programming.
Note 2: CASE tools automate methods for designing, documenting, and producing structured computer code in the desired programming language. Typical CASE tools are:
- Configuration management tools including revision control
- UML editors and the like
- Refactoring tools