Issue No.01 - January/February (2010 vol.27)
Stuart Wray , Royal School of Signals Bournemouth University, Blandford
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2009.199
Pair programming isn't always successful, and recent studies cast doubt on the "driver-navigator" metaphor. This article presents four mechanisms that can improve pair programming performance. Readers can contribute their own experiences, confirming or contradicting these explanations, on the associated Web site.
software psychology, software process, programming teams, agile development
Stuart Wray, "How Pair Programming Really Works", IEEE Software, vol.27, no. 1, pp. 50-55, January/February 2010, doi:10.1109/MS.2009.199