Towards moldable development tools

@inproceedings{Chis2015TowardsMD,
  title={Towards moldable development tools},
  author={Andrei Chis and Oscar Nierstrasz and Tudor G{\^i}rba},
  booktitle={PLATEAU@SPLASH},
  year={2015}
}
Developers commonly ask detailed and domain-specific questions about the software systems they are developing and maintaining. Integrated development environments (IDEs) form an essential category of tools for developing software that should support software engineering decision making. Unfortunately, rigid and generic IDEs that focus on low-level programming tasks, that promote code rather than data, and that suppress customization, offer limited support for informed decision making during… CONTINUE READING