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Jon Jagger

Jon Jagger

Independent consultant, UK

I’m 2E years old (hex). I’ve loved software since I was 10 (dec). I run my own software consultancy specializing in practice, people, process, agility, test driven development, and complex-adaptive systems thinking. I built cyber-dojo.org to promote deliberate practice for software developers. I’ve worked with Accenture, Aviva, Cisco, Ericsson, Friends Provident, HP, Microsoft, Opera, Ordnance Survey, RBS, Reuters, Renault F1, Schlumberger, Tandberg and many many more. If you don’t like my work I won’t invoice you. I’m the ex ECMA TG2 C# convenor. I’m the current ACCU conference chairman. I’ve had some C# books published. On twitter I’m @JonJagger.

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Pair Programming: how to do it right

50 minutes



Pair programming is the key to XP. It is the bedrock practice which marks XP as being team-focused rather than individual-focused. There is evidence that it is a very effective practice. So why is it not more common? This presentation examines pair programming in detail.