Global Day of Coderetreat


When Is It?

See you at the next Global Day of Coderetreat

some autumn Saturday in 2017

as always, at the friendliest and coolest IT shop in town

Namics AG in Bederstrasse 1

in the building of Bahnhof Enge, via the entrance from Bederstrasse.

How Can I Get In?

We'll open for registrations about a month before the event and are always fully booked, so get on the mailing list!

What Is It?

To put it short, it's a day of fun (aka pair programming) for coders. For details, see the site of the Global Day of Coderetreat. Quoting from there:

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.

The coderetreat day consists of 5-6 sessions, each session's learnings building upon previous sessions. The morning focuses on becoming comfortable with the problem domain, breaking old habits and beginning focused self-discovery. The afternoon pushes the envelope by challenging pairs to stretch their skills and understanding of abstractions, modular design and test-driven development.

Sounds like fun? It is!

Mailing List

Get on the list for next year, that way you won't miss out on other fun events either, such as on the next Lean Poker session (planned for early 2017):

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Our History


October 22nd, 2016

At Namics, 36 bravest toughest bestest coders, yummy food, loadsa fun.

November 14th, 2015

At Namics, 31 excellent software craftspersons, yummy food, loadsa fun.

November 15th, 2014

At Namics, 26 most amazingest coder peoples, yummy food, loadsa fun.

December 14th, 2013

At Namics, 17 curious coders, long discussions, yummy food, loadsa fun.

December 8th, 2012

At Namics, 23 amazing attendees, fresh snow, yummy food, loadsa fun.

Constraints, Yeah!

I keep track of the constraints but don't post them - so that you can ask!