Monthly Archives: July 2011

VISSOFT 2011 – Program

The 6th IEEE International Workshop on Visualizing Software for Understanding and Analysis (VISSOFT) 2011 program is now available. September 29-30, 2011 – Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. Co-located with ICSM 2011. http://vissoft.iro.umontreal.ca/program.html

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Software Systems as Cities: A Controlled Experiment

A paper entitled Software Systems as Cities: A Controlled Experiment (Slides) by Richard Wettel, Michele Lanza and Romain Robbes at ICSE 2011 presents a user experiment with CodeCity. A detailed technical report also exists. The results of the experiment which … Continue reading

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Software Design and Usability

I recently read Software Design and Usability (2000) by Klaus Kaasgaard. It is basically a light read and consists of six interviews with the following distinguished software design and usability people: Bonnie Nardi – The Professional Stranger Jakob Nielson – … Continue reading

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CFP PacificVis 2012

IEEE PacificVis 2012: Call for Papers The 5th IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium (PacificVis 2012) will be held in Songdo, Korea from February 28 to March 2, 2012. PacificVis is an IEEE sponsored international visualization symposium held in the Asia-Pacific region, … Continue reading

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CFP PLATEAU 2011

Call For Papers – PLATEAU 2011 Third Workshop on Evaluation and Usability of Programming Languages and Tools (PLATEAU) in conjunction with SPLASH/Onward! 2011 October 22-27, 2011 (Portland, OR) http://ecs.victoria.ac.nz/Events/PLATEAU/WebHome IMPORTANT DATES Submission Deadline August 12 Notification September 12 Registration October … Continue reading

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Touch Studio – Programming on your Windows Phone

Script your phone! Write code for your phone, on your phone! TouchStudio by Microsoft Research is a radically new software development environment on the Windows Phone, bringing the excitement of the first programmable personal computers to the phone. TouchStudio is … Continue reading

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Code Pad – augmenting the developers work environment

CodePad: Interactive Spaces for Maintaining Concentration in Programming Environments by Chris Parnin, Carsten Goerg, Spencer Rugaber (Slides) and presented at SoftVis 2010 is an interesting way to augment a developers working environment using an iPad and tablet like devices. More … Continue reading

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