Kata (programming)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Code Kata)
Jump to: navigation, search

A code kata is an exercise in programming which helps a programmer hone their skills through practice and repetition. The term was probably first coined by Dave Thomas, co-author of the book The Pragmatic Programmer,[1] in a bow to the Japanese concept of kata in the martial arts. As of October 2011, Dave Thomas has published 21 different katas.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hunt, Andrew; Thomas, Dave (1999). The Pragmatic Programmer. Addison Wesley. ISBN 020161622X.  edit
  2. ^ CodeKata by Dave Thomas

External links[edit]