Chapter 1: Pair Programming and Its Necessity

Pair programming can be easy to use when you are focusing on building software that is of high quality. You, as a programmer, can pair with other programmers to find quicker solutions to your problems and get better results. Furthermore, you can pair with other colleagues: testers, analysts, (dev)ops, security, and so on.

Pair programming in itself is simple: you have a driver who writes the code and a navigator who oversees the code. The two are roles that can change slower or faster, depending on your context. We will learn about them in more detail as this book progresses.

You can use pair programming in many moments. Typically, we pair program naturally when we are stuck and ask for a colleague's ...

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