Posted by mayworm
on December 19, 2006 at 12:32 PM PST
Fabiano Cruz and I decided to talk about the evolution of code search and how shareable is the source code through the world nowadays. We will split up this post in three or more essays. In this first essay, we are going to classify the evolution of source code search engines. So, please, feel free to drop us a line spreading your opinion about this topic.
Software developers are facing a big challenge in today's software development area, which is: developing and delivering, often complex, high quality running software using multiple object-oriented (OO) frameworks, libraries and application programming interfaces (APIs) in very short period of time. This large spectrum of possibilities results in a steep learning curve due to its huge amount of information