Pair Programming Anti-patterns
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Notes from Tim Mackinnon's session about Pairing anit-patterns at XPDay. The flipchart lists the following: Magpie - likes shiny things Keyboard hog - doesn't share control Backseat driver - calls out typos, keyboard shortcuts Runaway train Heathcliff - silent Won't Go Home A few of my own tips if you are working with a problematic pair: Ask for a break - tea or research strands in parallel Ask for a whiteboard discussion Switch pairs Continue alone and ask for review...read more
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