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A systematic literature review on the barriers faced by newcomers to open source software projects
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A systematic literature review of papers reporting empirical evidence regarding the barriers that newcomers face when contributing to open source software projects identified 20 studies providing empirical evidence of barriers faced by newcomers to OSS projects while making a contribution. Expand
A Strategy to Combine Test-Driven Development and Test Criteria to Improve Learning of Programming Skills
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The results showed that groups applying the proposed intervention produced better test cases, with greater coverage, and not disrupting TDD, and the test set for groups using TDD with criteria was more efficient, getting greater coverage with fewer test cases than groups using plain TDD. Expand
A scoping study on the 25 years of research into software testing in Brazil and an outlook on the future of the area
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Light is shed on the state-of-the-art of software testing in Brazil and an outlook on its foreseeable future is provided by performing a citation analysis of the selected studies and devised a co-authorship network to depict the most prolific research groups and researchers. Expand
Using aspect-oriented PHP to implement crosscutting concerns in a collaborative web system
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This paper has implemented two crosscutting concerns in a collaborative Web system named CoTeia: the access control and the version control functionalities and discusses how AOP can enhance the design of Web applications by reasoning on the refactored system. Expand
Using Gamification to Orient and Motivate Students to Contribute to OSS Projects
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It is concluded that the gamified environment oriented the students in an attempt to make a contribution and that gamification can motivate and orient newcomers' to engage to OSS projects. Expand
What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives on Software Testing Research
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A synthesis of its rich 25-year history of research on software testing synthesized to shed some light on the state-of-the-art of software testing in Brazil and provide an outlook on its foreseeable future. Expand
Preliminary Empirical Evidence on SPrL Variability Management with EPF and SMartySPEM
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Preliminary evidence on the effectiveness of variability management is presented, allowing the gathering of solid evidence for further research in academic and industrial set about the compositional and annotative approaches for variability management in SPrLs. Expand
Tópicos de pesquisa e rede de coautoria no Simpósio Brasileiro de Sistemas Colaborativos
The first national specific event on Collaborative Systems was held in 2004. In 2006, the workshop was changed into the Brazilian Symposium of Collaborative Systems (SBSC). Its decennial anniversaryExpand
Model-driven development of learning objects
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A model-driven approach for the open and collaborative development of learning objects is defined, which uses concept maps, represented as CXL documents, and statechart-based models, which are represented as UML models in XMI documents. Expand
Software Product Line Configuration and Traceability: An Empirical Study on SMarty Class and Component Diagrams
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Sarty is as effective as other studied approaches to configuring SPL specific products; the number of consultations on each approach instructional material did not influence effectiveness; and SMarty needs more participants previous knowledge on UML to configure SPL products. Expand
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