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State of the Art of Performance Visualization

This is a guest post by Kate Isaacs, UC Davis, who is one of the authors of the paper presented. Software visualization for performance is about helping developers find inefficiencies slowing down their code. Performance can have significant affects on the … Continue reading

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Visualizing Code Couplings: Node-Link Diagrams

From an abstract point of view, software systems can be considered as a set of entities connected by dependencies or code couplings such as method calls. We might also consider that entities inherit or aggregate, that they are changed together, … 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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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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