Peer code review has proven to be the pinnacle of software quality assurance. Through extensive research, we’ve been able to compile a list of best practices that will ensure you will have a successful peer code review process – whether it is your first code review or your 100th. While most best practices lists give you general guidelines, the top 10 best practices of peer code review are not what you’d think. These specific recommendations, based on case studies, are beneficial for both developers and managers to ensure you have effective and efficient code reviews.
You’ll find that the numbers do not lie.