Pair programming – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Canary Wharf .NET User Group
Wed, 2 Mar 2011, 18:30 - 20:30 (Add to calendar) GMT
(Exact location not available) , Poplar, GB


Pair programming is the practice of programming together: Two people, one computer. It can sometimes result in incredible productivity, quality and fun. Other times, it can be boring and slow. 

This talk takes you on a journey through good and bad pair programming patterns and anti-patterns and explains why pair programming can benefit you and your company when it's done right.

Rachel Laycock is a Software Consultant at ThoughtWorks and has worked with agile methods including Scrum, XP, Lean and Kanban. She helps to organise the London .NET User Group (LDNUG) and coaches teams on agile software development.

Sara Stephens is a Software Consultant at Infusion and has a background in agile development including XP, scrum and Kanban. She is an active member of the .NET community and is an advocate of pair programming.

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