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Jamie Starke

I develop for my career, but I also develop for fun, and whenever I think it can solve a problem I'm having. This has lead me to create side projects, such as Rental Map and BusTimes, among others.

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Gargi Bougie, Jamie Starke, Margaret-Anne Storey and Daniel German. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Web 2.0 for Software Engineering. 2011. PDF of the Paper | DOI Link | ACM Link

© ACM, 2011. This is the author’s version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. To appear in Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Web 2.0 for Software Engineering

There has been some research conducted around the motivation for the use of Twitter and the value brought by micro-blogging tools to individuals and business environments. This paper builds on our understanding of how the phenomenon affects the population which birthed the technology: Software Engineers. We find that the Software Engineering community extensively leverages Twitter’s capabilities for conversation and information sharing and that use of the tool is notably different between distinct Software Engineering groups. Our work exposes topics for future research and outlines some of the challenges in exploring this type of data.

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