Blogposts

Deprecating the coderetreat NING network

We decided to deprecate the social network at coderetreat.org. Here's why.... Continue

Added by Raimo Radczewski on Jul 17, 2017

Celebrating 100 GDCR Events all over the world with a special surprise

Hey everyone, we're celebrating the first hundred locations for the Global Day Of Coderetreat 2016 (psst, it's on Oct 22nd!) and we're really excited to reveal a little surprise we prepared for the community: Our new Logo!... Continue

Added by Raimo Radczewski on Sep 21, 2016

How to participate in the Global Day of Coderetreat 2016

The Saturday, October 22nd is getting closer and with it the Global Day of Coderetreat 2016. It's now the time to consider how you'll participate in the event. Here are the possibilities... Continue

Added by Ivan Kusalic on Jul 23, 2016

2016 Q1 Nokia Chengdu TC Code Retreat Day

I'm very excited to share the experience about "2016 Q1 Chengdu TC Code Retreat Day"! The 2016 Q1 Nokia Chengdu TC Code Retreat Day was hold on Saturday, March 19! For some reason,I did not share it immediately. I would like to share with you about this activity - we made it successfully and enjoy it.... Continue

Added by Liao Chunbo on Apr 25, 2016

Announcing Global Day of Coderetreat 2016

We are excited to announce the date for the Global Day of Coderetreat 2016! This year GDCR will happen on Saturday, October 22nd!... Continue

Added by Ivan Kusalic on Apr 9, 2016

Three Simulations in One 45 Min Sprint

We run 45 minute "sprints" where pairs choose a kata to work on using ping-pong or pilot-navigator pairing, and follow each sprint with a short retrospective. For this exercise I ask everyone to agree on a single language, or choose from among two languages that everyone is OK with... Continue

Added by Bob Allen on Oct 13, 2015

Enabling constraints

Reading a tweet by @mattbarcomb led me to this post - Enabling constraints are about opening possibilities by limiting choices. A short read. Coderetreat facilitators use this, and have fun doing it!... Continue

Added by Bob Allen on Sep 2, 2015

Self Organizing Team Part 2 - Footballs

Below is a handout that was given at the beginning of the day. A second handout was given just after lunch. Together they define an exercise designed to require teams to work out and demonstrate these skills... Continue

Added by Bob Allen on Jul 20, 2015