Code Retreat @ Outbrain

So — what’s the problem?

Readability is difficult.

Practice and more practice

Code Retreat @ Outbrain — What do we do there?

  • Cowboy programming — this was the first session we did. The game of life was presented and each coder could choose how to implement it upon her own wish. The main goal was an introduction to the game of life so in the next sessions we can concentrate on the style itself. I believe an essential part of improving the skills is the fact that we solve the same problem repeatedly.
  • The next session was about Test-Driven-Development. We watched uncle-bob short example of TDD, and had a fertile discussion while coding about some of the principles, such as: don’t write code if you don’t have a failing test.
Uncle bob in his bright hour
From left to right: sticker, cool sticker, very cool sticker

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