> On May 13, 2018, at 4:36 PM, Stephen Foster <step...@thoughtstem.com> wrote: > > Hi! > > I was about to start building a tool for statically analyzing student code. > But I first want to ask if there's related work out there. > > I'm interested in relatively simple stuff -- e.g. How many functions did the > student write? How many expressions? What's the average nesting depth of > expressions? Etc. Basically, I want to start quantifying things about > students' coding styles -- both to identify potential problems and also to > help students set goals (e.g. "Today, you wrote 2 functions. Tomorrow, I > want you to try to write 3!"). > > Before I start writing this myself, is there anything that I should know > about? Has someone already done exactly this? Or is there some library for > static analysis or code metrics that I should be building upon? I searched a > bit and couldn't find a lot. Maybe I'm using the wrong keywords.
Non answer but somewhat related: I have written (Racket) scripts in the past when we used svn repos to submit code The basic answer is that 90% of the students wrote 90% of their code in the last 10% of the time available. Then they would say during public code reviews that they ran out of time and therefore couldn’t follow the (HtDP) design process. At which point I reply with “no you ran out of time, because you didn’t follow the design process.” -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.