It took me a long time to understand the joys of pair programming.

When I took my first computer programming class in the 1990s, computers were a limited resource. The newer, better computers were used by two people together. I took a significantly older, slower machine so that I could go at the speed of my own thoughts. A computer twice as slow seemed far faster than working with another person.

That was a long time ago, and today I can’t imagine not having the joys of pair programming.

Coding at the speed of my thoughts was informative for learning…

Jennifer Tu

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