"There are many benefits of code review---lower development costs, increased code quality, quick up-skilling and on-boarding of team members. Despite these benefits many teams don’t have code review as part of their process at all, while others don’t get the gains they should.

This talk outlines the business case for code review and explores how to make code review effective, specifically looking at:

* Expectations of what can be achieved with code review.
* What should be covered by code review (including example code).
* What should not be covered by code review.
* How to write code that makes code review easy.
* What makes good code review comments.
* What makes good responses to code review comments.

Finally, to wrap up, you'll be shown how to enable a code review with GitHub. Spoiler alert---it can be done it under five minutes!

So if you are on a team that isn’t using code review, or isn’t using it effectively, then you should be at this talk. "


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Matt H. at 15:32 on 31 May 2018

This was definitely the best talk I've attended so far this year. Very informative, lots of useful details mixed in with sufficiently high-level insights to be able to apply the lessons to my own work.

Anonymous at 15:56 on 31 May 2018

Didn't think I'd get a lot out of this, but I was pleasantly surprised. Great tips that can enhance our practice!

John Wong at 16:22 on 31 May 2018

Very information and presented in an interesting way. Thanks.

Rachel Lougee at 07:52 on 1 Jun 2018

Great talk and useful tips that I can definitely benefit from.

Valuable overview of efficient code review: big picture ideas and concrete suggestions on how to go back and do effective code reviews. Great session, great take-aways!

John Wong at 14:24 on 1 Jun 2018

great talk and presented in a way that can draw audience attention, make me think what leaders should focus on. thanks a lot.

John Wong at 14:27 on 1 Jun 2018

ooch .. sorry, i posted my previous comment in wrong session.
for this session, it is very helpful for me as a code reviewer. the session is very prepared and show me what i should focus on in code review, what should done that is most beneficial to the team. Thanks a lot.

Andy Snell at 11:42 on 3 Jun 2018

Excellent talk -- basically came away with a nice checklist for future reviews.