Issues in the Evaluation of User Interface Tools

  title={Issues in the Evaluation of User Interface Tools},
  author={Leonard J. Bass and Gregory D. Abowd and Rick Kazman},
  booktitle={ICSE Workshop on SE-HCI},
We define a framework for the evaluation of user interface construction tools in terms of six software engineering qualities. These qualities are understood in terms of who judges the quality – developer or end user; and what artifact is judged – the development tool itself or the systems it produces. We identify four classes of evaluation techniques: functional inspection, architectural inspection, direct developer input, and benchmarking. We then examine each of the quality factors and… CONTINUE READING