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Frameworks and libraries change their APIs during evolution. Migrating an application to the new API is tedious and disrupts the development process. Although some tools and techniques have been proposed to solve the evolution of APIs, most updates are done manually. Our goal is to reduce the burden of reuse on maintenance by reducing the cost of adapting to change. We studied the API changes of three frameworks and one library and discovered that over 80% of the changes the break existingdoi:10.1145/1094855.1094951 dblp:conf/oopsla/Dig05a fatcat:3sxmgcqa5ffllasbaff5qhk37i