Code Reviews: An Improved, Light Weight Process

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Formal code inspections work for some organizations, but are often considered too structured for many others. Thirumalesh Bhat discusses the pitfalls of formal inspections and presents a lightweight code review process that works at Microsoft.

Formal code inspections work for some organizations, but are often considered too structured for many others. Thirumalesh Bhat discusses the pitfalls of formal inspections and presents a lightweight code review process that works at Microsoft.

Learn the value of code reviews to improve the quality of both the test code and production code. Find out why test teams at Microsoft participate in all code reviews. Start a code review process in your organization, or improve the one that's in place now.

About the author

Thirumalesh Bhat's picture Thirumalesh Bhat

Thirumalesh Bhat is a Software Design Engineer at Microsoft working in the secure network services group in the Windows Division. He has worked on different windows releases including Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. Mr. Bhat has a M.S. degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from State University of New York, Buffalo.

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