Tech Report CS-09-09
Creating Simultaneous Views of Source Code in Contemporary IDEs Using Tap Panes and MDI Child Windows: A Pilot Study
This report contributes a pilot study in which developers are asked to create simultaneous views of functions using two popular IDEs, Eclipse, and Visual Studio. We present a usability discussion of user interface issues arising from using Eclipse's tab pane interface and Visual Studio in MDI mode when accomplishing such tasks.
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