Automatically Detecting the Up-To-Date Status of ToDo Comments in Java Programs

@inproceedings{Sridhara2016AutomaticallyDT,
  title={Automatically Detecting the Up-To-Date Status of ToDo Comments in Java Programs},
  author={Giriprasad Sridhara},
  booktitle={ISEC},
  year={2016}
}
Easing program comprehension facilitates software maintenance, which consumes a disproportionate amount of resources within software development. Studies have shown that good comments can help in program comprehension. Among the different varieties of comments, TODO comments are used by developers to denote pending tasks. A developer may perform the task mentioned in the TODO comment but may forget to remove it, leading to obsolete comments. Such obsolete comments can hinder comprehension… CONTINUE READING