Do we truly know what we know? Perhaps we think we know, but actually we only know a bit or nothing at all. I believe there is nothing harder than to admit to ourself or others, that we do not know, what we think we do. Therefore this is my first step to acknowledge that I do not know.

GitHub Systematic Review: Know your data.

research, gamedev
When conducting a systematic review on GitHub its important to realize that you need to know the data. When gathering data from GitHub, we need to know in advance what we need for our study. There are 2 data sets we can collect: Textual data and numerical data. Also there are great tools out there that can help us...

Systematic review of repositories on GitHub with python (Game Dev Style)

research, gamedev
While I was working on my Masters in Game Technology at Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUas), I came across an interesting problem: How am I executing a systematic review of GitHub repositories? None of the standard literature regarding methodology covers this case. Okay okay… GitHub is relatively new and special! The lack of answers in literature led me into the wild of the Internet. Sadly when googling ‘Systematic Review of GitHub Repositories’, you do not find a “HowTo” or actually a good GitHub repository with some software.