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I guess its is a common problem for software developers with a day job as well as out-of-hours projects, but it can be hard to get around to spending time on the out-of-hours stuff. I read with interest that James Carr sought out someone to pair with and found it a useful and enjoyable experience. …
Two solid articles of the subject recently: Pair Programming: Driving quickly at Mark Needham Pair Programming: Benefits of the pair switch mid story at Mark Needham
Pair programming can be one of the hardest things to get right when attempting Extreme Programming (XP). It’s very common to give it a try and quickly find a whole bunch of problems. Mark Needham has written a thoughtful article full of tips on making pairing work. Well wortha read even if you don’t do …
Mark Needham continues to write interesting articles. Now one on the much argued subject of pair programming, taking a selection of typical development activities and reflecting on the value of pairing on each one. Pair Programming: Why would I pair on this? at Mark Needham
pair programming is often one of the hardest things to “sell” when implementing XP or an XP style approach to development. Mark Needham has written a nice summary of some reasons for choosing pair programming. Pair Programming: What do we gain from it? at Mark Needham
I’m not sure I particularly like the term “emotional intelligence” (abbreviated to “EQ”), but this is nonetheless a thought-provoking article about flow and pair programming. Pithering About » Flow, Pair Programming and Emotional Intelligence