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I want to connect documentation (user stories) to source code. So for example, in a hypothetical company there are 100 text files with user comments about anything (bugs, comments on certain functionalities etc). What i want; is an automatic way to relate these documents to the source code. Just find the links. So for example if a user says something like: well, "button A" is not working properly in one of the text files. I need a tool that will trace this sentence to the piece(s) of code that implement "button A" and report something like: well, this text file over there is related to this class over here.

I believe that fits into the tractability domain (documents/natural language to source code) but i cannot seem to find a tool that implements it.

Does anyone know a tool that does that?

P.S. the programming language is Java

  • Welcome to Software Recommendations! Should it also fix the bug along the lines, update the documentation, and release an update – no matter what programming language used and which OS targeted? :) A few more details can't hurt. Please see What is required for a question to contain "enough information"? Then edit your answer and fill the gaps. Good luck, and thanks in advance! – Izzy Jan 7 '16 at 19:12
  • Oh i am sorry, i hope now its better :) – Angelo Uknown Jan 7 '16 at 19:35
  • Yes, definitely! Would you think the nlp tag a good addition as well? I'm not sure, that area is out of my experience. – Izzy Jan 7 '16 at 20:43
  • I wonder how such a thing shall be possible. Our application has ~30 different Ok Buttons. I can't imagine any AI to find out which button it is when I say "The Ok Button is not working properly" – Thomas Weller Jan 8 '16 at 13:52
  • It is just an example... Of course you don't expect it to work on everything but if there is something like: "the e-mail form is not working" how many e-mail forms do you have on your site? and well, there can be the case that the tool might return multiple links, and that's acceptable. – Angelo Uknown Jan 8 '16 at 14:33

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