Follow that sketch: Lifecycles of diagrams and sketches in software development

  title={Follow that sketch: Lifecycles of diagrams and sketches in software development},
  author={Jagoda Walny and Jonathan Haber and Marian D{\"o}rk and Jonathan Sillito and M. Sheelagh T. Carpendale},
  journal={2011 6th International Workshop on Visualizing Software for Understanding and Analysis (VISSOFT)},
Informal visualization in the form of sketching and diagramming has long been an established practise of professionals working in the fields of design, architecture, and engineering. Less is known, however, about the sketching and diagramming practices of computer scientists and software developers. Through a series of interviews with computer science researchers who develop software, we probed the purpose, contexts, and media in which they created and re-created sketches and diagrams, and the… CONTINUE READING
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