Jan-Peter completed his PhD on improving the usability of software development environments at the Media Computing Group under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jan Borchers in 2016. To find out what he did next, check out our alumni page.
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Interests / Personal Information
We compared two kinds of programming paradigms for animation design to understand the effect of API level abstractions on developer's work strategies.
Short Paper at CHASE 2016.
Vesta implements the idea to leverage runtime information from manual executions performed by developers to support authoring of documentation and unit tests.
Short Paper at CHI 2016.
Live coding environments provide information about a program’s execution immediately after each change to the source code.
Short Paper at VL/HCC 2014.
We suggest a method to analyse developers' Navigation Strategies using predictive models and apply this method to compare different call graph navigation tools.
Full Paper at CHI 2013.
Blaze is a source code exploration tool tailored closely to developers' call graph exploration strategies.
Work in Progress at CHI 2012.
Stacksplorer provides a novel way to visualize potential call stacks within a traditional IDE and allows navigation along these call stacks.
Full paper at UIST 2011.
PIM-Mail is a plugin for Apple Mail that consolidates task and email management.
Student Research Competition at CHI 2010.
We developed Silhouettes an interactive city-building game. A group of 16 players can construct future urban spaces by forming buildings and vegetation with the shadows of their bodies on a large projection screen.
Silhouettes was installed inside the German-Chinese House at the World EXPO 2010 in Shanghai.
iEat lets you access the menu of your favorite Aachen Mensa via your OS X menu bar and via your iPhone.
JaPeThoPageIndicator serves your needs for this kind of view on the Mac platform. No more missing this useful iOS widget.
Comes in NSView and CALayer flavors.
Diploma / Master / Bachelor Theses
Talk to me if you are interested in working on a project dealing with the improvement of tools for (software) development or other expert interfaces. Feel free to present your own ideas if you have any, or ask for topics I currently offer.
Other Project Involvements
- Associative PDA
- iTouch Framework
- Student Admin 2 (internal, previously maintained by Henning Kiel)
- Vicious Library (internal, previously maintained by Gero Herkenrath)
Competences / Skills
- Cocoa, Cocoa Touch, libldap, BaseTen
- HTML, CSS, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Node.js, jQuery, MySQL, PostgreSQL
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