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Tue 10 Nov 2020 08:30 - 08:32 at Virtual room 2 - Developer Support 1

Developers can use different technologies for different software development tasks in their work.
However, when faced with several technologies with comparable functionalities, it can be challenging for developers to select the most appropriate one, as trial and error comparisons among such technologies are time-consuming. Instead, developers resort to expert articles, read official documents or ask questions in Q&A sites for technology comparison. However, it is still very opportunistic whether they will get a comprehensive comparison, as online information is often fragmented, contradictory and biased. To overcome these limitations, we propose the DiffTech system that exploits the crowd sourced discussions from Stack Overflow, and assists technology comparison with an informative summary of different comparison aspects. We found 19,118 comparative sentences from 2,410 pairs of comparable technologies. We released our DiffTech website for public use. Our website attracts over 1800 users and we also receive some positive comments on social media.
A walkthrough video of the tool demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixX41DXRNsI
Website link: https://difftech.herokuapp.com/

Tue 10 Nov
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08:30 - 09:00: Developer Support 1Paper Presentations / Tool Demos / Research Papers at Virtual room 2
08:30 - 08:32
Talk
DiffTech: A Tool for Differencing Similar Technologies from Question-and-Answer Discussions
Tool Demos
Han Wang, Chunyang ChenMonash University, Australia, Zhenchang XingAustralian National University, Australia, John GrundyMonash University, Australia
DOI
08:33 - 08:34
Talk
Enhancing Developer Interactions with Programming Screencasts through Accurate Code Extraction
Tool Demos
Lingfeng Bao Zhejiang University, Shengyi PanZhejiang University of Technology, China, Zhenchang XingAustralian National University, Australia, Xin XiaMonash University, David LoSingapore Management University, Xiaohu YangZhejiang University, China
DOI
08:35 - 08:36
Talk
Interactive, Effort-Aware Library Version Harmonization
Research Papers
Kaifeng HuangFudan University, China, Bihuan ChenFudan University, China, Bowen ShiFudan University, China, Ying WangFudan University, China, Congying XuFudan University, China, Xin PengFudan University, China
DOI
08:37 - 08:38
Talk
JITO: A Tool for Just-in-Time Defect Identification and Localization
Tool Demos
Fangcheng QiuZhejiang University, China, Meng YanChongqing University, Xin XiaMonash University, Xinyu WangZhejiang University, Yuanrui FanZhejiang University, Ahmed E. HassanQueen's University, David LoSingapore Management University
DOI
08:39 - 08:40
Talk
Reusing Software Engineering Knowledge from Developer Communication
Paper Presentations
Camila Mariane Costa SilvaUniversity of Canterbury
08:41 - 09:00
Talk
Conversations on Developer Support 1
Paper Presentations
Camila Mariane Costa SilvaUniversity of Canterbury, Fangcheng QiuZhejiang University, China, Han Wang, Kaifeng HuangFudan University, China, Shengyi PanZhejiang University of Technology, China, M: Ayushi RastogiDelft University of Technology, Netherlands