Join in the fun with our 3rd Annual Code Retreat Day at Aberdeen University on the 14th December.
What is a code retreat?
Code retreat is a one day event for coders, providing an opportunity to focus on quality code rather than 'getting things done'. We will be splitting the event into Code Retreat and Web Retreat.
Coderetreat is a day-long, intensive practice event, focusing on the fundamentals of software development and design. By providing developers the opportunity to take part in focused practice, away from the pressures of 'getting things done', the coderetreat format has proven itself to be a highly effective means of skill improvement. Practicing the basic principles of modular and object-oriented design, developers can improve their ability to write code that minimizes the cost of change over time.
Who is code retreat for?
Code retreat focusses on the core principles of software development so is valuable to the broadest range of developers.
How does the day work?
The code retreat centres on a series of pair programming sessions, you change pairs between sessions, and share learning from previous sessions. Writing a single perfect method, or really great variable names is more valuable than hacking out a quick script to 'get it done'. Each member of the new pairing bringing some experience from the previous session. Through the day you aim to get closer to the 'perfect code.
The day is free, starting at 8:30 and running until around 4:30 or 5pm. Breakfast, lunch, coffee, snacks, drinks and wifi are all provided. You just need to take your laptop (don't forget the power cord, this is a long day) with your favoured dev environment(s).
This video gives a great introduction from the daddy of code retreat, Cory Haines (spoiler alert!).
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