software engineering Archive

Very Large Community-based Software Development (ERC proposal)

Following up on our introductory post in the topic  I’m now “releasing” the full B1 Research Proposal

Democracy in open source: Yes or No? + Our Research Proposal (pls give feedback!)

We're trying to get funding to study how existing knowledge in political science, social science and economy can be adapted to improve open source software development (making the word "open" count for real, beyond the code itself). But to make this possible we need your feedback!

Programming & Modeling news (January 2016 edition)

Some links to tools/posts/news I've found interesting these past few days, including why I don't like MVCs, a free database book and more

Essential Software Engineering Quotes on Instagram

After opening shop in Pinterest, you can also follow us on Instagram. Given the characteristics of

Modeling languages in Pinterest

Check our pinterest site and recommend other models / modeling languages and software development cartoons that you would like to see there

Open Postdoc Positions

Quick note to let you know that there are currently a couple of open calls for postdoc positions that you could apply for if you'd like to work with us.

Debugging teams – A book you all need to read

The only tech book I've bougth twice. Discover why and improve the way you manage your team and interact with others

SQL Database for your Git repository (slides)

Export your Git repositories to a relational database for a simpler data analysis using standard SQL tools. Easy integration with other tools

The day I asked Matt Mullenweg (WP founder) for 100.000 USD

WordPress Research Initiative - Pushing software engineering research into WordPress as a way to improve the WordPress source code and the way its developed

Negative Results in Empirical Software Engineering – EMSE Special Issue (reminder)

Negative or null results are hardly ever published though they are important in showing the paths which did not pay off. This special issue is a first step to change this