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Empirical Evaluation of API Usability and Security

May 2015 Presentation
Samuel M. Weber, Brad Myers, Forrest Shull, Robert C. Seacord, Michael Coblenz (Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science), Joshua Sunshine (Institute for Software Research), David Keaton

In this presentation, the authors describe their work to develop and test API design principles.


Carnegie Mellon University


This presentation describes details of a project in which researchers from Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute, Human Computer Interaction Institute, Computer Science Department, and Institute for Software Research investigated possible API design principles that would lead to more secure code.