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Code Retreat Sibiu

Sambata, 28 ianuarie 2012, sunteti invitati la birourile iQuest din Sibiu la o sesiune de Code Retreat.
code-retreat-iQuest-SibiuCode Retreat este o oportunitate ca pe parcursul unei intregi zile sa scrieti cod doar de fun, fara presiunea deadline-urilor. Chiar daca nu reusesti sa termini decat cateva linii de cod, daca sunt “perfecte”, te consideram totusi “de-al nostru.” Este o ocazie in plus sa practicam ceea ce, ca dezvoltatori profesionisti de software, predicam: conceperea de cod minunat :)
Idea este simpla: se gaseste cate un partener de TDD pentru o problema de programare (tema) pentru 2×3 sesiuni de cate 45 de minute in orice limbaj doriti. Daca nu ati mai folosit TDD sau daca nu ati mai programat in echipa sa nu va fie teama: suntem prietenosi si nu va mancam de vii pentru asa ceva :)
Dupa fiecare sesiune perechile vor imparti pareri si cunostinte dobandite.
Pentru mai multe informatii: http://www.iquest.ro/blog/2012/01/26/iquest-code-retreat-sibiu/#.TyEYVvlactk

Update: Dupa acest eveniment, cea mai interesanta sesiune mi s-a parut pair-programing cand nici unu nu avea voie sa vorbeasca. A fost o experienta extrem de interesanta. Abia astept urmatoare competie de acest gen.

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