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…