2009 Session: The Pair Programming Show
Friday, 10:15 - 11:05
Track: Agile Ways
Did you try pair programming but it didn't work? Are you wondering if it's worth it? Then, this play is for you
In this live play you'll follow a team as they go through stages and struggles of learning pair programming. You'll see anti-patterns in practice so you can recognize them, and you'll learn the small subtle things that is the difference between wasting time and a high productivity. Get the popcorn ready and open your mind. Pair programming can be a big boost - if it's done right
What makes pair-programming work, and what makes it a waste of time.
Niclas Nilsson, factor10, is a playing coach, educator and writer with a deep passion for the software development craft. He started working as a developer in 1992 and drawn from experience, he knows that some choices make a significant difference in software development, like languages, tools and processes. He's a productivity junkie, which is the reason behind his affection for dynamic languages, behaviour-driven development and pair-programming. He blogs at http://niclasnilsson.se/
Hans Brattberg, Crisp, is an Agile Coach and a passionate TDD
programmer with a focus on programming as a social activity. He combines
programming with teaching and mentoring and he has also written a book (in
Swedish) on Lean, Scrum and XP.