Measuring API documentation on the web

  title={Measuring API documentation on the web},
  author={Chris Parnin and Christoph Treude},
  booktitle={Web2SE '11},
  • Chris Parnin, Christoph Treude
  • Published in Web2SE '11 2011
  • Computer Science
  • Software development blogs, developer forums and Q&A websites are changing the way software is documented. With these tools, developers can create and communicate knowledge and experiences without relying on a central authority to provide official documentation. Instead, any content created by a developer is just a web search away. To understand whether documentation via social media can replace or augment more traditional forms of documentation, we study the extent to which the methods of one… CONTINUE READING
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