How are websites used during development and what are the implications for the coding process? : Interview and Survey Study



Semi-structured one-to-one interviews were conducted with both undergraduate students and professional programmers. Students were recruited from the University of Manchester; professionals were required to be working in the UK. This collection includes: Interview and survey instruments contain participant information sheets (PIS), interview prompts, and survey questions. The survey data. A full set of anonymised interview transcripts Scripts used for survey analysis.
Date made available31 Jul 2023
PublisherUniversity of Manchester Figshare


  • stack overflow
  • online code snippets
  • problematic code
  • human memory
  • computer science education
  • professional practice in software engineering
  • program comprehension

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