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Pair Programming to the rescue once again!

Some time ago I wrote how pair programming can help keep high quality of the code. But that’s not all! Today I want to explain why you should practice pair programming to onboard a new joiner. It makes the whole process faster and more efficient. New joiner joins the team In most projects I was working on we assumed that a ...

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The inevitable imbalance in pair programming

At some point throughout a developers career, no matter their experience, they will most likely find themselves in a situation where they are either the Junior or the Senior of the two in a pair programming session. In this context, being the Junior does not only mean being a less experienced developer, but it could also mean somebody that has ...

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Rethinking Pair Programming

By default, we always do our work in pairs. We strongly believe that the quality achieved by two people working on the same task is superior to when done by a single person. However, there are times where pairing is not very efficient. Pair programming pitfalls In a professional environment, pairing with developers who have a different software development foundation ...

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Save money from Agile Development

If You Don’t Use Pair Programming and Code Reviews as Teaching Tools You Waste Money There is an easy way how to save many man-days and thus also money on a project by adding some work to the key team members. You must be thinking that I’m crazy if I want to add even more work to the already overloaded ...

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