Does Pair Programming Have to Suck?

A session at MountainWest RubyConf 2012

Friday 16th March, 2012

5:00pm to 5:30pm (MST)

On some teams pairing is the norm; developers enjoy the collaboration & experience enhanced productivity. Others, though, work on teams where pairing is shunned, avoided, or just faked. Why do some craftsmen thrive with pairing while others want nothing to do with it? Why does coach- enforced pairing turn into something dry, distracted, imbalanced & ineffective? Effective pairing can increase creativity, energy, speed & quality. What factors make that possible? Learn how to take action on your team to put an end to soul-sucking, miserable, fake pair programming, and begin teaching your team to collaborate effectively on code.

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Angela West Harms

I want every person to know their beauty & have the chance to grow into who they can be. Technical team coach. queer, trans, & just fine (they/them) bio from Twitter

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Time 5:00pm5:30pm MST

Date Fri 16th March 2012

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