Category Archives: Visualization Techniques

Programmers’ Signposts

  Have you ever felt lost in a foreign city? Software engineers know that feeling when they navigate through unfamiliar code. It might sound like a trivial problem, but studies have shown that they spend about 25% of their time … Continue reading

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An Introduction to the Multi-touch For Java (MT4j) Toolkit

I recently gave an introduction to the Multi-touch For Java (MT4j) toolkit to my local Java User Group in Wellington, New Zealand, May 2012. Assisted by two masters students in our research group. It is primarily aimed at getting people … Continue reading

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Syde – Supporting Team Collaboration

Syde, by Lile Palma Hattori at the University of Lugano, is a collection of Eclipse plug-ins to ease collaboration among developers who are working on a multi-developer project. Syde aims at increasing individual awareness of the team activity. Awareness can … Continue reading

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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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