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An Introduction to Mob Programming

Oliver Davies
September 28, 2022

An Introduction to Mob Programming

Oliver Davies

September 28, 2022

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  1. Where the whole team works on the same thing, at

    the same time, in the same space, and at the same computer @opdavies
  2. Why? • Less siloing • Continuous work • Fast feedback

    • Training • Onboarding • Social • More productive @opdavies
  3. The old way • Everyone works on their own tickets

    and branches • Tickets are marked as blocked or re-assigned as needed • Pull request submitted • Code is reviewed • Code is merged and deployed @opdavies
  4. The new way • Everyone works on the same ticket

    • Tickets are unblocked in real-time • Code is continuously reviewed in real-time • Code is merged and deployed @opdavies
  5. Workflow • Everyone needed to deliver the task • One

    computer, one screen, one keyboard • Driver and navigators • Regular rotation ◦ Fixed duration ◦ Ping pong • Mini retro @opdavies