Hints for coderetreat facilitators, participants and hosts.

Coderetreat is a practice format for programmers inspired by the writer’s retreats. I was lucky to be the first code retreat facilitator outside US, with Maria Diaconu. I facilitated and participated to about 50 coderetreats. I also published a book about facilitating and organizing coderetreats, as co-author of Adi Bolboac─â.

How to Organize A Code Retreat


Here are some of the things we’ve learned about running a code retreat. We’ve facilitated about 10 code retreats, including one with Corey Haines.The smallest one was with two (yes, two) people and the largest with about 20. Here are some of the things we learned. Don’t try to convince people Many developers who took part in code retreats tried to talk to their colleagues or... Reflections on design, craft and software

A new home for merging ideas about design

It is my strong belief that software design can learn a lot from other design disciplines. I wrote blog posts, a book and did talks on this topic, and it was time to group them all together. These ideas have now a new home: My plan is to add more blog posts there, and to involve other people doing work in this area.

Read My Book “Coderetreat Hosting And Facilitating”

Learn how to facilitate and host a coderetreat from two of the most experienced coderetreat facilitators.