How live coding affects developers' coding behavior

  title={How live coding affects developers' coding behavior},
  author={Jan-Peter Kr{\"a}mer and Joachim Kurz and Thorsten Karrer and Jan O. Borchers},
  journal={2014 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC)},
We report on the behavior of developers working with a live coding environment, which provides information about a program's execution immediately after each change to the source code. The live coding environment we used shows information about each individual source code line, e.g., changed variable values or truth values of conditions. In comparison to developers working in a non-live environment, those working live found and fixed bugs they introduced significantly faster. Further, working… CONTINUE READING