Pair Programming

You Might Be an Amateur Programmer and Not Even Know It

You Might Be an Amateur Programmer and Not Even Know It

The Professionals are organized, communicate regularly, and go above and beyond, Amateurs do not. Now, the term "Amateur" here sounds condescending, but it's not meant to be. It is a state based in two orders: the persons' mindset, and secondly, what they physically can or cannot do. This concept also extends to programming, where we encounter the two types: Amateurs and Professionals.

In addition to the Amateur and the Professional types, there is a third type, verbosely named 'the Amateur Who is Called a Professional'. This third type has four subsets that are worth mentioning.

Pair Programming Configurations

Pair Programming Configurations

I've linked some information for those that are interested in learning more about the ethos of Pair Programming. For this post we are assuming you, the reader,  are either familiar or already use this technique. This post will introduce some ideas to improve your Pair Programming environment.