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Questionnaire: Software Engineering Environment for Java Developers

Allan Christensen
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Joined: Oct 21, 2003
Posts: 24
Hi all,

I'm current doing my final year project at Loughborough University, UK
(where I am enrolled as a mature computer science student). My project is
building a collaborative software engineering environment which will
improve the way programmers collaborate.

To get an idea of what professional software developers find useful in a
software engineering environment I have put up a questionnaire on
http://co-project.lboro.ac.uk/users/coalc/coc251/.

I would be very grateful if you, as a Java developer, would contribute to
the study by filling out the questionnaire (it will not take you more than
a few minutes).

I will be publishing the results of the study on the same location in six
months time.

Hope that you will help me out.

Kind regards,
�Allan�Lykke�Christensen
�BSc.�Computer�Science�&�E-Business
Ray Marsh
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Joined: Jan 12, 2000
Posts: 458
Done.

Interesting project. I'm curious to see the results.


Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength. – Charles Spurgeon
Allan Christensen
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 21, 2003
Posts: 24
Hi Ray,

Thank you for participating in my study. I appreciate your comments very much.

They want I am planning to implement the system is as follows:

Building a platform that has the very basic functionality of the environment. This includes authentication and authorisation of users, customisable user interface, and a pluggable architecture.

Depending on the results of my questionnaires and personal interviews I will develop a set of plug-ins that will fit into the core platform described above. Owners of the system could then decide what plug-ins to use and not use.

I will be trying to develop the plug-ins XP-style - by having personal interviews with selected respondents of the questionnaire (like yourself) and defining the requirements and acceptance tests for each iteration/plug-in.

Anyways, thank you for your participation!

Kind regards,
Allan
 
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