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