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SPLASH 2017
Sun 22 - Fri 27 October 2017 Vancouver, Canada
Mon 23 Oct 2017 10:30 - 10:50 at Regency D - Tools and Environments Chair(s): Gustavo Soares

Interactive method invocation has become a common interaction pattern in the documentation of web application programming interfaces (APIs). One of the earliest examples of this pattern being applied at scale is the Google APIs Explorer. In this paper, we describe eight ways developers use such tools in software development, grounded in empirical analyses of the Google APIs Explorer. We then explain the utility of these tools by tying the use cases back to prior literature on programming.

Mon 23 Oct

plateau-2017
10:30 - 12:00: PLATEAU 2017 - Tools and Environments at Regency D
Chair(s): Gustavo SoaresMicrosoft
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John DaughtryGoogle, Inc., Andrew MacveanGoogle, Inc., Luke Church
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Titus BarikMicrosoft, Chris ParninNCSU, Emerson Murphy-HillNorth Carolina State University
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plateau-2017150874980000011:10 - 11:30
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Niklas HollmannUniversity of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, Thorben RoßenbeckUniversity of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, Mark KunzeUniversity of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, Liron TürkUniversity of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, Stefan HanenbergUniversity of Duisburg-Essen
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plateau-2017150875100000011:30 - 11:50
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Manuel MaarekHeriot-Watt University, Léon McGregorHeriot-Watt University
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