MobProgramming Agile Workshop

What: Learn about Agile and Extreme Programming using a Mob Programming approach, With Llewellyn Falco and Woody Zuill.

When: Saturday, Dec 7, 2013 or Thursday, Dec 12, 2013

Where: San Diego Area (We haven’t chosen the exact location yet…)

We are presenting a one day workshop that will allow participants to experience a typical day of Mob Programming. We will share not only the mechanics of how to work together as a Mob, but also the underlying theory we have found make this form of development so effective. Throughout the day we will be tackling a sample project and solving it using a full “extreme programming” approach – User stories, prioritization, test-driven development, refactoring, and retrospectives.

At the end of the day you will come away from this class having experienced the joy and effectiveness of Mob Programming, as well as being equipped to continue on your own path.

Note: Part of this experience is gathering what the individual participants most want to learn and adapting the experience to enable those outcomes.

Note: Limit to 8 people per class.

Learnings:

  • How can 5+ people be effective working on 1 thing?
  • Rules for successful collaboration
  • Mechanics of Mobbing
  • Retrospectives
  • Tools for mobbing
  • Workspace setup
  • The theory of why mobbing is effective.
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Working with Product Owners
  • Refactoring

Meet your Facilitators:

Woody Zuill

Woody Zuill

 Woody Zuill is the illegitimate father of mob programming. The timelapse video ( http://bit.ly/MobProgrammingVideo ) of him and his team started the entire “craze”. He maintains the mob programming website, and was interviewed on multiple podcasts including .Net Rocks ( http://mobprogramming.org/our-mob-programming-team-interviewed-on-net-rocks/ )

 Llewellyn Falco

Llewellyn Falco

 Llewellyn Falco is eXtreme programming expert. Track chair for Agile 2012/13. Creator of the open source testing tool ApprovalTests ( www.approvaltests.com ) and co-founder of the chairity TeachingKidsProgramming. He & Woody have been bringing their unique approach to learning and training to the community since 2008.

Register HERE:

Saturday, December 7, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PST) : https://www.eventbrite.com/event/8807213613

Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PST) : https://www.eventbrite.com/event/8807536579

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