Global Day of Coderetreat | Zurich

When Is It?

See you at the next Global Day of Coderetreat sometime in November 2016.

By all likelihood, yet again 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.

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!

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Our History

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.

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