Questions tagged [flow]

Use this tag for software engineering questions about the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity.

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How to you achieve flow in web programming? [closed]

I really like programming simple things, like solutions for Project Euler, where you can concentrate, write an algorithm, instantly execute, test, verify and change the program until it works. Even ...
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How can you achieve and maintain flow while pair programming?

Flow is a concept introduced by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi; in short, it means to get into the "zone". You feel immersed in your task, focused; the task can be difficult but challenging at the same time. ...
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How can I get into “programmer mind” more quickly and more often? [duplicate]

There's a workflow I'm working on. It's so far been web forms filling databases with occasional writing configuration scripts for analysis instruments instruments, and I've written it all, in Perl, ...
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How to enter flow experience for SW development? [closed]

What are your strategies to improve the flow experience when doing work?