The things I have learned during pair programming

Foreword: So back in an old team of mine, we've developed larger stuff like our application deployment pipeline or our backup logic together without even calling it "pair programming". In the new team, I am working with right now, we hardly used the pair programming approach at the beginning -…

The problem I have with stand-ups

Foreword: So lately I thought about stand-ups and what bothers me about them. I found a few points that are in some ways not as optimal as I wish they would. This made me look for opportunities to optimize the process in some situations. Furthermore, if you as a reader…

Why it is important to stick with goal-oriented people

Foreword: Before you invest your time to read this article (thanks in advance) I want to clarify that this is not an article related to those "x daily habits successful people have". Moreover, this article is related to thoughts and facts on why it can have a positive impact on…

Develop your junior devs and helping them to grow.

My intention behind this post My idea behind this post is to perhaps give you a push to think about this topic. Besides that, I can give you some thoughts as a junior developer and how I perceive this case. So if you are a senior developer and you need…

The Peter Principle

What is the Peter Principle? The Peter Principle is an observation that the tendency in the most organizational hierarchies, such as that of a corporation, is for every employee to graduate to a higher job level through promotion until they reach the level of their corresponding incompetence. The Principle is…