ESC SV-300- Peer Code Review Doesn't Have to Suck
Peer code reviews can be one of the most effective ways to find bugs, however, developers will not accept a heavy process, and it's easy to waste time using poor methods. Jason Cohen describes how lightweight code review practices can succeed where more cumbersome methods fail. Attendees will gain new insights on how much time to spend in review, how much to code review in one session, and how author preparation practices can increase the efficiency of a review. Jason offers tips on the mechanics of lightweight code reviews and compares five common styles of review. He provides advice on how to build checklists and describes what metrics can actually tell us. Learn how to conduct practical, time-efficient code reviews while avoiding the most common mistakes.