reusability, programmer, software
An experiment asked programmers untrained in reuse to evaluate component reusability. They did poorly. Are reusability's promises hollow? Or are there some answers?
Original Publication Citation
Woodfield, S. N., D. W. Embley, and D. T. Scott. "Can Programmers Reuse Software?" Software, IEEE 4.4 (1987): 52-9.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Woodfield, Scott N.; Embley, David W.; and Scott, Del T., "Can Programmers Reuse Software?" (1987). All Faculty Publications. 746.
Physical and Mathematical Sciences
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