RUP/XP Guidelines: Pair Programming

References > White Papers > RUP/XP Guidelines: Pair Programming

By Robert C. Martin Object Mentor, Inc.

Robert C. Martin  

A PDF version of this article is available, however, you must have Adobe Acrobat installed to view it. You can also download this paper from the RUP White Papers.


Pair programming is a well-tested, well accepted alternative to code reviews. More than that, it’s a fundamentally different way to write software. The benefits go far beyond productivity and quality, and affect such things as the robustness and morale of the team.