When you think of mobbing, you would be forgiven if the thought of angry crowds, riots and frenzied looting springs to mind. However, as our Engineer Darren explains, in the context of Mob Programming, the reality is actually quite different.
We’ve all heard of XP (Extreme Programming), right? Mobbing uses XP as it’s foundation allowing teams and organisations to reap the benefits of Pair Programming/XP but on a much larger scale. Firstly, you need a team of 3–5 people in a room, gathered around 1 single computer. This team will work only on this single computer, on a single task in a single room.... continue