Pair programming can help with imposter syndrome. While you drive, your pair can ensure you stay aligned with project needs.
Over time I've become better at making the pairing experience better for me and my pair. Here are some tips to pair program more effectively.
When it feels that the learning has slowed down, this is usually a good time to switch to a new pair. Or, switch at the completion of a story or task.
How can a pair disagree while keeping their working relationship healthy? Treat each problem as a negotiation, and we can turn disagreements into solutions.
We love to see our clients succeed. Every project and client is different, but these are a few ways to get the most out of working with Atomic teams.
Removing knowledge silos allows for long-term project success. Here are a few practices my team has put in place to support continuous knowledge transfer.
While pair programming, having an engaged navigator can prevent the driver from wasting time on pesky syntax errors or little logic errors.
I've been pairing with interview candidates for years. Here, I outline the non-technical skills I look for that can indicate a great developer candidate.
A lot of developers worry that they’re a drag on a more experienced programming partner. That couldn’t be farther from the truth.
Use the Socratic method in pair programming sessions to improve your understanding of your thought process, and grow a junior developer's skills.
Discord has the flexibility to make frequent virtual pairing sustainable. Our project setup over Discord is helping our team reach the finish line strong.
Navigating your first full-time job can be difficult. I learned several important things from pair programming, and I'll share them with you.