Monthly Archives: November 2011
Many software visualization tools exist but very few researchers conduct user studies with them, let alone do repeated or even replicated studies with the tools. Lung, Aranda, Easterbrook and Wilson attempted to replicate the study by Dehnadi and Bornat described … Continue reading
Keyboard Shortcuts (or hotkeys) and Mouse gestures for many computer applications such as the Firefox web browser mouse gestures add on have been very popular and help improve the speed at which the user can control the computer interface. Emerson … Continue reading
One of the issues with software visualization is the lack of adoption of software visualization tools by industry. Emerson Murphy-Hill and Gail Murphy conducted an interview based study to find out how programmers discover new tools or features of tools. … Continue reading
Lionel Briand gave an excellent keynote talk at the ICSM 2011 conference on Useful Software Engineering Research: Leading a Double-Agent Life.