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Brazilian Conference on Software (CBSoft2017)

This collection is based on the 8th Brazilian Conference on Software: Theory and Practice (CBSoft 2017). It comprised the best papers from two co-located events: the 11th Brazilian Symposium on Components, Architecture, and Reuse (SBCARS 2017) and the 5th Workshop on Software Visualization, Evolution, and Maintenance (VEM).

Guest Editors:

Marcelo Maia, Federal University of Uberlandia, Brazil
Márcio Ribeiro, Federal University of Alagoas, Brazil
Marcelo Schots, Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil

  1. Technical debt (TD) contextualizes problems faced during software evolution considering the tasks that are not carried out adequately during software development. Software TD is a type of debt that brings a sh...

    Authors: Thiago S. Mendes, Felipe G. S. Gomes, David P. Gonçalves, Manoel G. Mendonça, Renato L. Novais and Rodrigo O. Spínola
    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2019 25:2
  2. Companies around the world use crowdsourcing platforms to complete simple tasks, collect product ideas, and launch advertising campaigns. Recently, crowdsourcing has also been used for software development to ...

    Authors: Anderson Bergamini de Neira, Igor Steinmacher and Igor Scaliante Wiese
    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2018 24:17
  3. Open-source software (OSS) communities leverage the workforce of volunteers to keep the projects sustainable. Some companies support OSS projects by paying developers to contribute to them, while others share ...

    Authors: Luis Felipe Dias, Igor Steinmacher and Gustavo Pinto
    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2018 24:16
  4. Developers often have to locate design problems in the source code. Several types of design problems may manifest as code smells in the program. A code smell is a source code structure that may reveal a partia...

    Authors: Willian Oizumi, Leonardo Sousa, Anderson Oliveira, Alessandro Garcia, Anne Benedicte Agbachi, Roberto Oliveira and Carlos Lucena
    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2018 24:13