Tag Archives: software evolution

Bug Maps: A Tool for the Visual Exploration and Analysis of Bugs

Andre Hora, Nicolas Anquetil, Stephane Ducasse, Muhammad Bhatti, Cesar Couto, Marco Tulio Valente, and Julio Martins. Bug Maps: A Tool for the Visual Exploration and Analysis of Bugs. Demonstration at CSMR 2012. Abstract: To harness the complexity of big legacy … 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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Caserta and Zendra: “Visualization of the Static Aspects of Software: A Survey”

Software visualization is an active field of research positioned between software engineering and information visualization. Although there exist events like SoftVis and VISSOFT, papers on software visualization are scattered across many conferences and journals—survey articles that summarize and structure recent … Continue reading

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Making Movies to Watch Software Evolve via Visualization

Software developers quite often require understanding software and how it has evolved. One way to do this is to create movies of how the software evolves over time by visualizing and analysing source control revision histories. An essay by Mark … Continue reading

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Gource – software version control visualization

Andrew Caudwell of CatalystIT has created a cool tool called Gource for visualizing software version control from Git, SVN and many other source control software. http://code.google.com/p/gource/

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