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Practicing legacy rescue techniques

Practicing legacy rescue techniques

A little over a week ago it was time for our first legacycoderetreat of 2012 here in Belgium. I was lucky enough to work with Adrian Bolboaca again on this retreat. He is a serious influence and inspiration to me when it comes to software craftsmanship. I went to pick him up at the train station. Yes, he really flew … Continue reading

World’s first gamestorming retreat

World’s first gamestorming retreat

A big turnout for our first gamestorming retreat experiment. We got people coming over from Germany. Some of the participants were already familiar with gamestorming and some knew about the concept but never really tried it before. Just to get to know each other, we started off with a personal identity card. As the central … Continue reading

In-house coderetreat workshop

On Friday 13 January I facilitated my first in-house coderetreat workshop at a company in Antwerp. When I arrived there 10 minutes before the start, all seven developers were already sitting there. They were set up, fired up and curious what this day would bring. It’s a little bit different from facilitating public retreats where … Continue reading

My first coderetreat abroad

My first coderetreat abroad

Last Saturday January 7 Adi and I traveled to the beautiful city of Amsterdam. We were invited there to facilitate the first coderetreat of 2012. I was really looking forward to this and also a little anxious at first, being in unknown surroundings, and especially facilitating for Dutch people who are known for their honesty … Continue reading

Global day of Coderetreat: the Belgian edition

On 3 December 2011 I was glad to kick off the Global Day of Code retreat. Before I start bothering you with details I just would like to thank Adrian Bolboaca for co-facilitating our Belgian coderetreat. We co-facilitated all Belgian coderetreats in 2011 and it’s always a pleasure teaming up with him on these events. … Continue reading