1) don’t interrupt me

2) don’t make me attend pointless meetings

3) don’t burden me with any extra process

4) don’t interrupt me

5) don’t dick me around with fads like TDD and scrum

6) when I write design documents, read them

7) when we have a code review, review the code before the meeting. Better yet, don’t have a meeting at all

8) don’t ever waste my time talk about teams and teamwork; programming is solo work

9) if you ever mention pair programming say goodbye to my back as you try to get my card key out of your throat

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