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Ivan Komarov
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“I remember sitting down with Kent Beck one afternoon to write this algorithm just for fun. I figured it would take us 10-15 minutes. He and I paired on it, test first, for 30 minutes, and got nowhere. Eventually we gave up […]”

I reread this fragment several times and literally couldn't believe my eyes. 30 freaking minutes for THIS‽ Test first‽ Got nowhere‽‽‽ Sounds so utterly ridiculous I don't think this blog entry deserves the “Professionalism” and “Craftsmanship” labels it's tagged with.

This reminds me of the infamous FizzBuzz test ( Apparently there are plenty of people who claim they write software and can't pass the test. I seriously refuse to believe these people exist.
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