Monthly Archives: February 2012

Toxicity Chart

Erik Doernenberg from ThoughtWorks has created the Toxicity Chart which is a neat “practical” visualization displayed as a bar chart in a spreadsheet that shows what classes in your system are toxic as defined by classes being larger than a … Continue reading

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Future of Software Engineering

A book recently published on the The Future of Software Engineering provides an interesting read focusing on the defining the achievements of software engineering in the past decades and showcasing visions for the future. The book is a collection of … Continue reading

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Software Quality – You Know It when You See It

Following on from Erik Doernenberg‘s (ThoughtWorks) earlier interview by InfoQ, Erik Doernenburg on Software Visualization see the InfoQ interview. A new video of a presentation by Erik was filmed at QCon London 2011 has now been made available Software Quality … Continue reading

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VisWeek 2012

VISWEEK 2012 23rd IEEE Scientific Visualization Conference 18th IEEE Information Visualization Conference 7th IEEE Visual Analytics Science & Technology Conference Co-located with Biological Data Visualization Symposium Large-Scale Data Analysis and Visualization Symposium Call for Papers and Participation 14 – 19 … Continue reading

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VISSOFT 2011 Paper Highlights

VISSOFT 2011, the 6th IEEE International Workshop on Visualizing Software for Understanding and Analysis, took place in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA, September 29-30, 2011 and was co-located with ICSM 2011. The proceedings are available in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Of … Continue reading

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Ordering Fields and Methods in Software

Besides designing quality and efficient software, maintenance is an extremely important task. By writing software that is easy to understand will lower the cost of maintenance. One way to do that is to make software easily readable by grouping similar … Continue reading

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