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  • The Joy of… Code Review (part 2)

    on Jan 28, 10 • by Gwyn Fisher • with 1 Comment

    10-24-2012 2-16-09 PM

    Part II – Joy is the word… OK, so Grease is really the word, but it didn’t fit my theme, gimme a break… Anyway, back on topic, since Joy of code review – part one of this series was published last year we’ve seen our new code review product in action in a variety of customer and prospect situations, and much like the eponymous hair product in the musical mentioned above, what we thought of as an interesting twist on an existing paradigm has turned into a bit of a barn burner. I refer, in

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  • The Joy of … Code Review?

    on Nov 24, 09 • by Gwyn Fisher • with 2 Comments


    Part I – Ode to Joy Since the launch of the seminal “Joy” work which hopefully doesn’t need mention here, we’ve seen everything from The Joy of Cooking to The Joy of Not Working (my personal favorite!), and so further to that deeply mined vein of authoritative works we bring you the necessarily over burdened… Joy of Code Review! Joy, you say? Let me count the ways… I implement a task, using what I consider to be best practice patterns and guidelines; I slave over this, my creation, and when it’s done, I stand back

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  • Static analysis and code reviews

    on May 19, 09 • by Alen Zukich • with 1 Comment

    Jason certainly hits the nail on the head.  Automation, specifically using static analysis, is key and it should be tightly integrated with your code review. Although we need to be careful where we label source code analysis.  Static source code analysis certainly can find those low level issues such as labeling your local variables correctly, but it goes beyond simple code style issues. Where static source code analysis can really help is with the deep inter-procedural context that it can provide.  For example, during a code review you go through some code with a number

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