Experienced Pair Programmers Write Better Code

According to a recent study by Andreas Höfer, experienced pair programmers write better code than novice pair programmers. This is in line with a study by Hannay et al. from last year where the researchers found that experience was a key performance predictor in pair programming. It is interesting to…

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The Role of Personality in Pair Programming


Does personality matter in pair programming? According to this Norwegian study – http://www.computer.org/portal/web/csdl/doi/10.1109/TSE.2009.41 – it does not. [bibcite key=”citeulike:9782651″] So what does matter? Experience and expertise.