Drawbacks of Pull Request Reviews

There is ample quality material on how to effectively review a pull request. This post is not about how to do a code review but what the purpose of a code review is, how most people do it, what the drawbacks of the most popular approaches are, what other techniques we can use to supplement or replace a traditional review process. The main purpose of a code review is to provide feedback to your peers so that the quality of the codebase, and in turn the product being built, is increased, or at the very least, not reduced....

February 1, 2019