Setting the Stage

When the mob gets together for the first time, start by introducing the concept of Mob Programming. To help guide this conversation, work through the next few sections in this chapter; I’ve included a set of complementing online slides[19] that you can use as a companion to these sections.

Set the stage by discussing what it means to work together on one thing as a mob.

Working Together on One Thing as a Mob

The important points to cover are:

  • Mob Programming is about a group of people working together at a single computer to solve a problem together.

  • Effective mobbing requires each person in the mob to cultivate a flow mindset which means that as a group you work together to continually progress the problem toward completion. ...

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