Design principles for the enhanced presentation of computer program source text

@inproceedings{Baecker1986DesignPF,
  title={Design principles for the enhanced presentation of computer program source text},
  author={Ronald Baecker and Aaron Marcus},
  booktitle={CHI '86},
  year={1986}
}
In order to make computer programs more readable, understandable, appealing, memorable, and maintainable, the presentation of program source text needs to be enhanced over its conventional treatment. Towards this end, we present five basic design principles for enhanced program visualization and a framework for applying these principles to particular programming languages. The framework deals comprehensively with ten fundamental areas that are central to the structure of programming languages… CONTINUE READING

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