code review

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Good code reviews, better code reviews

Questioning the necessity & impact of code changes in the context of your overall system. Look at abstractions introduced and aim for doing a contextual pass.…


How to do good code reviews

Set measurable goals and capture metrics. Look for code that is repeated, non-modular, or flouting standard conventions.…


How to be a better code reviewee

Write tests before committing the code. Submit code and then test it together for review. Use descriptive commit messages. Group similar changes with a description for each group.…


Code reviews at Medium

When making a change that affects the UI, include a screenshot, and preempt questions. Add a description of why the change you made was needed.…


10 tips for reviewing code you don’t like

Discuss. Don’t critique. Don’t argue. Talk facts. Talk respectfully. No snarky remarks.…

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Pairing vs. Code Review: Comparing Developer Cultures

In pairing, everybody on the team gets better together because of constant communication. In teams that follow the practice of code review, there is a motivating pressure to perform well for the review.…