The Agile Breakfast

Do you know which is the best way to start the day? It’s a fact: A good day starts with a good breakfast. Don’t you agree?

This is the reason why every Tuesday morning we, people from Devscola, buy a bunch of food full of sugar and saturated fats and eat it while making what we like most: Coding. And this nutritional heresy received the name of Katayuno.

Katayuno is a combination of the words ‘Code Kata’ and ‘Desayuno‘. It is an event during which we sharpen our programming skills using code katas and Agile and XP methodologies, like pairing, TDD and code reviews.

But, what does ‘Agile’ and ‘XP’ refer to?

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Pair programming

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Pairing is a practice where two developers work together in the same computer. We can imagine it like a ride in a car: The driver manipulates the steering wheel and uses its driving skill, while her companion guides and supports her.

In the same way, during pairing, the driver uses the keyboard and writes the code, while the navigator guides her.

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