Assessing Aspect-Oriented Programming: Preliminary Results

  • Robert J. Walker
  • Elisa L. A. Bamassad
  • Gail C. Murphy
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1543)

Abstract

The aspect-oriented programming approach claims to make it easier to reason about, develop, and maintain certain kinds of application code while maintaining highly efficient code. To better understand the usefulness and usability of the aspect-oriented approach, we have been conducting a series of experiments. These experiments are designed to investigate such characteristics of aspect-oriented development as the creation and ease of debugging programs built in this style. This paper provides an overview of the experiments we have conducted to date.

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    R.J. Walker, E.L.A. Baniassad, and G.C. Murphy. An initial assessment of aspect-oriented programming. Technical Report UBC-TR-98-12, Department of Computer Science, University of British Columbia, 1998.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert J. Walker
    • 1
  • Elisa L. A. Bamassad
    • 1
  • Gail C. Murphy
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of British ColumbiaMain MallCanada

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