Analysis of the Productivity of Projects Developed Using Java
by Harold van Heeringen
Java is a high-level, class-based, object-oriented programming language. It has been designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. Java has been used for over 25 years so there is a lot of available Java data in the 2021 ISBSG Development & Enhancement repository (i.e. over 2000 projects). This short paper examines the productivity of these projects.
About Harold Van Heeringen
Harold van Heeringen worked for IT service provider Sogeti for 17 years as a senior consultant software metrics/cost estimation consultant. He then moved to IDC (METRI), as a principal consultant and practice lead for IT Intelligence services (including Estimation & Performance Measurement). Harold is a director on the ISBSG board and a board member of Nesma. He regularly publishes white papers, blogs and articles on software metrics and performance measurement.