Franziska Sauerwein

Franziska has worked as a software developer and consultant for three years before moving to London to join Codurance as an apprentice. Her passions include Test Driven Development, Refactoring, XP techniques and high quality software development. She is always trying to improve her skills and share knowledge.

As an active member of the European Software Craftsmanship community she loves to participate in unconferences and organizes code retreats, hackathons, coding dojos as well as tech talks. She aims to use her skills and creativity to develop software that is reliable, easy to adapt and doing what it is supposed to do.


My first walking skeleton

A Walking Skeleton is a tiny implementation of the system that performs a small end-to-end function. It need not use the final architecture, but it should link together the main architectural components. The architecture and the functionality can then evolve in parallel. Alistair Cockburn One...

My first month as an apprentice

My first month as an apprentice

About a month ago, I started my apprenticeship at Codurance. I have learned a lot already in these few weeks, and I want to share some of it. ##A little background As some of you know, I moved from Germany over to London to work...

Learning from our failures

On my second day at Codurance, I managed to delete the repository with [Codurance's GitHub Pages]( on it. This made the website unavailable for the first time in a long time, and during best business hours. I passed by all the checks Github does to...