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Evaluation and Usability of Programming Languages and Tools (PLATEAU)
 

Summary: Evaluation and Usability of Programming
Languages and Tools (PLATEAU)
PLATEAU 2009
Technical Report
ECSTR10-12, July 2010
ISSN 1179-4259
School of Engineering and Computer Science
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Craig Anslow, Shane Markstrum, Emerson Murphy-Hill (Editors)
Email: craig@ecs.vuw.ac.nz, shane.markstrum@bucknell.edu, emhill@cs.ubc.ca
1 Introduction
The Workshop on Evaluation and Usability of Programming Languages and Tools (PLATEAU)
was co-located with the Onward and OOPSLA conferences in Orlando, Florida, USA from 25-29
October 2009. This technical report is a summary of the workshop including the proceedings.
2 Scope
Programming languages exist to enable programmers to develop software effectively. But how ef-
ficiently programmers can write software depends on the usability of the languages and tools that
they develop with. The aim of this workshop is to discuss methods, metrics and techniques for
evaluating the usability of languages and language tools. The supposed benefits of such languages
and tools cover a large space, including making programs easier to read, write, and maintain; allow-

  

Source: Anslow, Craig - School of Engineering and Computer Science, Victoria University of Wellington

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences