QuoDocs: improving developer engagement in software documentation through gamification

@inproceedings{Sukale2014QuoDocsID,
  title={QuoDocs: improving developer engagement in software documentation through gamification},
  author={Ryan Sukale and Mark S. Pfaff},
  booktitle={CHI Extended Abstracts},
  year={2014}
}
Open source projects are created and maintained by developers who are distributed across the globe. As projects become larger, a developer's knowledge of a project's conceptual model becomes specialized. When new members join a project, it is difficult for them to understand the reasoning behind the structure and organization of the project since they do not have access to earlier discussions. We interviewed and surveyed developers from a popular open source project hosting website to find out… CONTINUE READING