[LRUG] Meeting in May
tansaku at gmail.com
Tue Apr 23 02:49:18 PDT 2013
Would love to make the May meeting if there's pairing involved.
There's some great videos on pairing on YT - I was just collecting a few:
I also like the Wikipedia article:
Although it seems to be suffering from overuse of primary sources - and
it was interesting to read about the Wikipedia policies here.
But either which way, I'm really excited about the educational potential
of pair programming ...
On 23/04/2013 10:43, florentin raud wrote:
> On 23 April 2013 09:34, Damon Allen Davison <damon at allolex.net
> <mailto:damon at allolex.net>> wrote:
> > I think he might have meant pair programming..
> I meant pair programming indeed.
> > On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 10:40 PM, Murray Steele
> <murray.steele at gmail.com <mailto:murray.steele at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >> On 22 April 2013 22:22, florentin raud <florentin.raud at gmail.com
> <mailto:florentin.raud at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> I would be keen on doing some peer coding, but I'm not sure if
> that's the right venue.
> >>> Also 40 minutes is quite short, probably enough to kickstart
> something though.
> >> What exactly is peer coding? Is it like code review? If you did
> have 40 minutes, what would you do with it to kickstart a peer coding
> session? I imagine you could introduce the idea (maybe with a short
> demo using some willing or scripted participants) and then point folk
> at a signup for a less time constrained event. Is that the sort of
> thing you meant?
> In a nutshell yes, that's what I meant.
> To give a bit more context, I will take my case as an example, but I'm
> sure I'm not the only one in that situation.
> I don't have colleagues at $dayjob or friend that to is proficient in
> ruby to just discuss how to do x and y.
> I'm now at a stage where I know enough to get some stuff done.
> I look at the some code and try to learn from it,
> That said, it probably look and feel like hobbyist work.
> but i find difficult to achieve "beautiful code" yet.
> So the proposal would be to try to make junior people like me meet
> more advance programmers, to talk, write code, write test, review
> code, etc.
> I think it can be beneficial for both mentor and mentee.
> The mentee gets to be better at all things ruby.
> The mentor will develop leadership, communication and managing skills.
> I also don't think that LRUG meeting format allows pair programming.
> I would be keen on organising another event to do with pair
> programming, if there is any interest.
> I hope this explain better what I meant than the ambiguous 2 liner
> with I started with.
> >> Muz
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