Joseph Moore

Joseph Moore
Joseph Moore is a Principal Software Engineer at VMware Tanzu. An XP purist since the year 2000, Joe has pair programmed almost 34,000 hours. Joe has been developing and advocating for distributed agile methodologies since going fully remote in 2010, such as remote pair programming, "everyone's remote" distributed team philosophies, and even remote employee management. When not wearing a headset and obsessing about his lighting, Joe is a guitar nut and disc golfer.

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Pair programming during the COVID-19 pandemic

Five Tips for Effective Remote Pair Programming – from home

Some of the greatest achievements in history were produced by pairs of great minds working side by side on the same task. Software is no exception. In an era of extreme programming, where communication is fundamental to developers working collectively towards the success of a project, the symbiotic nature of software development has never been more apparent. However, with the spread of COVID-19, most software development teams are now distributed and working from home office environments instead. So, how does pair programming work under such circumstances?