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 recently the MagicDesk: Bringing multi-touch surfaces into desktop work by Xiaojun Bi, Tovi Grossman, Justin Matejka, George Fitzmaurice presented at CHI 2011 show how to bring multi-touch surfaces into a developers working environment (video).

Finally, Logitech’s Touch Lapdesk provides a pull-out multi-touch surface.

About Craig Anslow

Craig Anslow is a Lecturer in Software Engineering at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, with research interests in software visualization.
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