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Hermans, F. (author), Aivaloglou, E. (author)
Recently, block-based programming languages like Alice, Scratch and Blockly have become popular tools for programming education. There is substantial research showing that block-based languages are suitable for early programming education. But can block-based programs be smelly too? And does that matter to learners? In this paper we explore the...
report 2016
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Hermans, F. (author), Aivaloglou, E. (author), Jansen, B. (author)
Spreadsheets are used heavily in many business domains around the world. They are easy to use and as such enable end-user programmers to and build and maintain all sorts of reports and analyses. In addition to using spreadsheets for modeling and calculation, spreadsheets are often also used for creating reports and dashboards: combining data...
report 2015
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Hermans, F. (author), Murphy-Hill, E. (author)
Spreadsheets are used extensively in business processes around the world and as such, a topic of research interest. Over the past few years, many spreadsheet studies have been performed on the EUSES spreadsheet corpus. While this corpus has served the spreadsheet community well, the spreadsheets it contains are mainly gathered with search...
report 2014
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Hermans, F. (author), Pinzger, M. (author), Van Deursen, A. (author)
Spreadsheets are used extensively in business processes around the world and just like software, spreadsheets are changed throughout their lifetime causing maintainability issues. This paper adapts known code smells to spreadsheet formulas. To that end we present a list of metrics by which we can detect smelly formulas and a visualization...
report 2011
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Hermans, F. (author), Pinger, M. (author), Van Deursen, A. (author)
Spreadsheets are often used in business, for simple tasks, as well as for mission critical tasks such as finance or forecasting. Similar to software, some spreadsheets are of better quality than others, for instance with respect to usability, maintainability or reliability. In contrast with software however, spreadsheets are rarely checked,...
report 2011
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Hermans, F. (author), Pinzger, M. (author), Van Deursen, A. (author)
Thanks to their flexibility and intuitive programming model, spreadsheets are widely used in industry, often for businesscritical applications. Similar to software developers, professional spreadsheet users demand support for maintaining and transferring their spreadsheets. In this paper, we first study the problems and information needs of...
report 2010
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Hermans, F. (author), Pinzger, M. (author), Van Deursen, A. (author)
The use of spreadsheets to capture information is widespread in industry. Spreadsheets can thus be a wealthy source of domain information. We propose to automatically extract this information and transform it into class diagrams. The resulting class diagram can be used by software engineers to understand, refine, or re-implement the spreadsheet...
lecture notes 2010
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Hermans, F. (author), Pinzger, M. (author), Van Deursen, A. (author)
Domain specific languages (DSLs) are languages in which the properties of a specific domain can be expressed. In this paper we present an empirical study on the use of a DSL in industry. This DSL encapsulates the details of services that communicate using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). From definitions of the data contracts between...
report 2009
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Hermans, F. (author), Henderikx, P.A. (author), Leupen, P.H.D. (author), Visser, J.C. (author), Wegner, J.G. (author)
book 1999
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