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Pragmatic reuse in web application development



Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper


International Conference of Software Engineering - ICSE 2011




Highly interactive web applications that offer user experience and responsiveness of desktop applications are becoming increasingly popular. They are often composed out of visually distinctive user-interface (UI) elements that encapsulate a certain behavior – the so called UI controls. Similar controls are often used in a large number of web pages, and facilitating their reuse would offer considerable benefits. Unfortunately, because of a very short time-to- market, and a fast pace of technology development, preparing controls for reuse is usually not a primary concern. The focus of my research will be to circumvent this limitation by developing a method, and the accompanying tool for supporting web UI control reuse.


author = {Josip Maras},
title = {Pragmatic reuse in web application development},
editor = { Taylor, Richard N. ; Gall, Harald ; Medvidovic, Nenad},
pages = {1094--1097},
month = {June},
year = {2011},
booktitle = {International Conference of Software Engineering - ICSE 2011},
publisher = {ACM},
url = {}