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Title : Waray Scripting Language (WSL): A Mother Tongue-Based Scripting Language
Authors : Rolando Real Codilan
Keywords : ISO 9126 , waray scripting language, mother-tongue based scripting.
Issue Date : Jun-Jul 2019
Abstract :
The objective of this study was to develop a waray scripting language to introduce computer programming using mother tongue-based scripting language to the beginners especially the first year college students enrolled in computer-related programs in Eastern Samar State University and to evaluate the waray scripting language in terms of its usability, readability, and writability. This study used racket programming language an open-source programming language to develop WSL, racket helps programmers develop and quickly deploy new language. WSL was subjected to software evaluation in terms of usability, readability and writability were based on (ISO 9126) Software Product Quality Metrics. This study used developmental-evaluative research design. The result shows that WSL a mother-tongue-based scripting language is of acceptable and is compliant to the ISO software standard with the variables obtained the average weighted mean rated as 3.5 Acceptable in general. For readability, it also obtained the average weighted mean of 3.6 Acceptable in general and for usability, it obtained the average weighted mean of 3.4 Acceptable in general and it also obtained the average weighted mean of 3.5 of all variables and was rated Acceptable in general. This implies that students have an optimistic response towards WSL. A modified syntax for better readability can also be introduced to enhance more the quality of the WSL.
Page(s) : 58-73
ISSN : 0976-5166
Source : Vol. 10, No.3
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DOI : 10.21817/indjcse/2019/v10i2/191002009