Coding Dojo

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Participants: DanielCordeiro , DaniloSato , GiulianoMega , HugoCorbucci , JulianMonteiro , KellyBraghetto , MarianaBravo , PauloCheque e RodrigoPimentel

Scribe: DaniloSato

Food: DaniloSato

Kata: Karate Chop (5 binary chop implementations) in Ruby (codekata.pragprog.com/2007/01/kata_two_karate.html)

Schedule

20:15 ~ 20:30 Introduction

DaniloSato presented the Dojo concept, principles and rules. Slides available at (groups.google.com/group/dojo_sp/files)

20:30 ~ 20:45 Discussions and Affinity Map

Group discussion about personal motivations and expectations from Dojo. Results were gathered in index cards and placed in an affinity map, available at (www.flickr.com/photos/dtsato/795041697)

20:45 ~ 21:25 Coding Session I

In a mixed kata/pseudo-randori format, the group coded 5 different implementations of a binary search algorithm. The complete code can be found at (groups.google.com/group/dojo_sp/files)

21:25 ~ 21:50 Coffee Break + Retrospective

Food and more discussion, enhancing the affinity map.

21:50 ~ 22:00 Coding Session II

The groups tried to come up with different alternatives for implementing the binary chop algorithm. Discussions about a different approach, using Ruby’s continuations tok place but there was not enough time left to implement it.