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Code Review: Should the results of a code review count against you?

Code Review: Should the results of a code review count against you? No. Quote: “Code reviews often start off on the wrong foot because they are perceived as an unnecessary step that has been forced upon the developers or, in … Continue reading

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Code Review: How do I prep for a code review?

Code Review: How do I prep for a peer code review? You should create a self-checklist with common mistakes that you have made in the past and use this to help remind you of things to look for in your … Continue reading

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Code Review: What do you review in a peer code review?

Code Review: What do you review in a peer code review? All changes made should be reviewed in a code review; however, it is normal to focus in on key areas. It is okay for the author to give some … Continue reading

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Code Review: How long is a peer code review?

Code Review: How long is a peer code review? The code review process has been researched and studied since 1976, and it has be established and re-established that the maximum product code inspection rate is 200 lines of code per … Continue reading

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Code Review: When do you do a peer code review?

Code Review: When do you do a peer code review? A peer code review can be done prior to check-in or after check-in. Quote: “I find most people come down strongly on one side or another; and since we make … Continue reading

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Code Review: Does the reviewee have to be present at a peer code review?

Code Review: Does the reviewee have to be present at a peer code review? A peer code review can be done shoulder to shoulder or pass around via e-mail/TFS. Over the shoulder reviews do require the reviewee to be present … Continue reading

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Code Review: Who should be involved in a peer code review?

Code Review: Who should be involved in a peer code review? A peer code review involves another developer on the same team (peer), regardless of seniority. A junior developer can learn while reviewing a senior developer’s code and can still have good … Continue reading

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