Prairie.Code() Sessions tagged pair programming

♫ Come Pair Away With Me ♫

Let's sail away on a journey to build software as a pair. In this session one lucky audience member will do some live coding with me as we demonstrate pair programming, discuss what effective pairing looks like, and how to appropriately support pairing in your organization.

Speaker

Ross Sickora

Ross Sickora

Software Engineer, Principal Financial Group

Pair Programming: Back to the Basics

Pair Programming is a highly recommended but seldom utilized agile development practice. Primarily originating and associated with Extreme Programming, Pair Programming is often misunderstood and therefore left by the way side when agile teams get going with development. I want to go back to the basics of pair programming and show why it should be a practice every team employs. In Design Studio and Senior Design, we manage nearly 40 projects with more than 200 student team members combined. Pair Programming can greatly impact these students’ careers in software development once they have realized its power and taken advantage of its benefits. Let’s bring it back down to the basics to remind you of this great opportunity.

Speaker

Jeremy Suing

Jeremy Suing

Design Studio Project Manager, UNL - Raikes School