Coding Dojo

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Participants: DaniloSato , GiulianoMega , JulianMonteiro , MarianaBravo e RodrigoPimentel

Scribe: DaniloSato

Food: GiulianoMega

Kata: Roman Numerals in Ruby (www.rubyquiz.com/quiz22.html)

Schedule

20:30 ~ 21:40 Coding Session

Code TDD’ed in Randori style, switching pairs every 7 minutes. We decided to work on the same problem as last week to get used to the Randori style. The format worked better this time. However, we struggled a lot with language issues in the beggining (dealing with Strings, mostly). Due to the smaller number of participants, the pair-switching flow was smoother and it felt better. In the end, the code looked cleaner than last week. The complete code can be found at (groups.google.com/group/dojo_sp/files)

21:40 ~ 22:00 Coffee Break + Discussions

Food and more discussions about new ideas for the next meetings. Some of the interesting problems that came up were: validating invalid roman strings (such as “XVX”, “IVX” or “IIII”); Create a specialized class that can handle “roman numeral” operations (like “III”.to_roman + 1 == 4, or III * 2 == 6)