code review

Methodology

How to fail at code reviews – S01E01

In the previous article, we introduced a general overview of the code review practice as well as two specific formats we use in our projects. Nevertheless, successfully introducing a new practice is not an easy task. It’s a bit like setting sail for the first time: once in the water, the first meters are always chaotic. There are lots of waves, we wonder whether it was really a great idea. Wouldn’t it be wiser to go back ashore? However, after a bit of dedication, we…

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Methodology

Which format for your code review?

We mainly use two code review formats in our projects: collective review which is rather formal and peer review, which is lighter. Both have advantages and drawbacks: Let's look into these formats together and see how to implement them within a team. But first things first: what is a code review and what benefits can we expect? In most areas involving writing, we cannot imagine that what is written is issued without proofreading. An article will always be proofread before publication (e.g. the one you…

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