Automatic status updates in distributed software development

  title={Automatic status updates in distributed software development},
  author={Abayomi King and Kelly Lyons},
  booktitle={Web2SE '11},
This study investigates how automatic, real-time, user-centered awareness information can help distributed software development teams. We created an Eclipse plugin that automatically determines a user's activity in their Eclipse IDE and publishes the activity information as the status of their instant messenger client. The status is updated in real-time every time the user changes his or her activities in their IDE. We evaluated this tool by demonstrating it to eighty-one academics and industry… CONTINUE READING


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