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Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual by John Z. Sonmez

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Chapter 38. Pomodoro Technique

I’ve tried quite a few productivity techniques over the years, and although I use a combination of parts of different ones, the one that has the biggest impact on my productivity is the Pomodoro Technique® (http://simpleprogrammer.com/ss-pomodoro). If there’s just one productivity habit that I’d encourage you to develop, it’s the Pomodoro Technique.

I wasn’t always sold on the Pomodoro Technique, though. The first time I tried it I thought it was far too basic to be effective. I didn’t really see the point of it until I tried using it for a week and immediately began to see results.

In this chapter, I’m going to introduce you to the Pomodoro Technique and I’ll show you why this fairly simple technique is so effective. ...

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