The IDE is a bit mysterious. I know you find it simple to work with, but many don’t. There is a lot of clicking and window hopping, and I often found myself in the wrong window for what I wanted to do. There is simply too many windows in a small space and no clear tools to navigate the IDE as efficie…
IDEs have always been a matter of individual taste. I’m not a fan of monolithic IDEs. In fact, many developers prefer to use simple text editors like Vim, Sublime Text, Geany, Atom, Notepad++, Brackets, etc. They employ a variety of separate tools, often from the command line.
I find the Pharo IDE quite elegant. Of course, YMMV.