International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB)

ISSN: 2074-9023 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9031 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJIEEB Vol.7, No.4, Jul. 2015

Harnessing Social Networks Resources to Bring Social Interactions into Web-based IDEs

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Zakaria Itahriouan, Noura Aknin, Anouar Abtoy, Kamal Eddine El Kadiri

Index Terms

Web-based IDE;Social aspect;Social Network resources;social IDE


In modern Web, where users log to social networks has become a daily activity, the success of these applications to attract more users is often justified by offering social presence to the user on these virtual spaces. Developing applications in software engineering domain is a collaborative task that requires implementing more sophisticated tools to support all suitable collaboration aspects. Web-based IDEs have experienced a series of changes compared to their desktop versions, tending therefore to become more able to implement new collaboration approaches and mechanisms. Within the lack of social aspect in web-based IDEs, collaboration between developers does not seem to be optimal. This article presents a study of social networks resources that can be operated through the use of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) thus providing a social aspect to web-based IDEs. It points how we can use these resources to create new collaborative experience in software engineering field.

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Zakaria Itahriouan, Noura Aknin, Anouar Abtoy, Kamal Eddine El Kadiri,"Harnessing Social Networks Resources to Bring Social Interactions into Web-based IDEs", IJIEEB, vol.7, no.4, pp.24-30, 2015. DOI: 10.5815/ijieeb.2015.04.04


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