Code quality Good practices

The benefits of Code Reviews

On page 28 from “97 Things Every Programmer Should Know” Mattias Karlsson talks about Code Reviews and the benefits of them.

He stated that “Instead of simply correcting mistakes in code, the purpose of code reviews should be to share knowledge and establish common coding guidelines”. I thought “This is very insightful indeed and I must implement it in my team. But with caution”.

The benefits

Let me first enumerate the benefits which I got as a result. Then I will explain how to introduce your team to code reviews.