[python-uk] The London Python Dojo is this Thursday

Carles Pina i Estany carles at pina.cat
Sun Jul 14 14:05:27 CEST 2013


Hi,

On Jul/14/2013, andrea crotti wrote:
> 2013/7/14 Carles Pina i Estany <carles at pina.cat>
> 
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Jul/14/2013, andrea crotti wrote:
> >
> > > The fact that we are working on complex problems means that everyone
> > > is rushing and only using techniques that *he/she already knows*,
> > > because that's the only way to get something done.
> >
> > sometimes has been too complex. But sometimes I just downgrade the
> > "fancy problem" to something easier.
> >
> > Last Thursday I could rephrase the problem to:
> > One have 6 rows. Write two random words in two different rows:
> >
> > -row 1: aword
> > -row 2:
> > -row 3: someotherword
> > -row 4:
> > -row 5:
> > -row 6:
> >
> > Write an across word with the regular expression ^w.o..." (column 2) and
> > another one "^o.m..." (for column 4).
> >
> > For me, part of the exercise sometimes (in my opinion) is to find what
> > in some literature they call "MVP" :-D (if we go fancy, Minimum Viable
> > Product I think).
> >
> 
> Which in a way is great and is a very good skill, but then what happens is
> that every group end up solving a very small subset of the problem and
> there isn't really much to compare with the others from the
> design/implementation point of view.
> 
> I'm not saying it's bad, just saying that it's probably not exactly what a
> coding dojo normally is..

funny enough, when it's super-specified and quoting you later in your
email: "it seems more like work than a dojo to me.." :-) I like some
freedom in what to implement, not in only how to implement.

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Carles Pina i Estany
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