Last month I facilitated the first internal Coderetreat at my company. Coderetreat1 is a day-long training for programmers that focuses on clean code and simple design. Even though it’s one of the best possible trainings for a professional developer, it’s still not very popular amongst software companies. Let me show you how one training day […]

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After Devoxx BE newcomer Hubert Sablonnière gave one of the top rated sessions (Make CSS Fun Again with Flexbox!), we talked to Dan Allen and himself about their partnership. In a series of interviews, we delved into how to craft engaging content, starting with some fresh approaches that combine software development techniques with fiction, script writing and […]

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By Amir Bazazi This article was originally published over at the Codurance blog 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 […]

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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 […]

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