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Code Review

What is Code Review?

Code Review is a systematic examination, which can find and remove the vulnerabilities in the code such as memory leaks and buffer overflows.

  • Technical reviews are well documented and use a well-defined defect detection process that includes peers and technical experts.

  • It is ideally led by a trained moderator, who is NOT the author.

  • This kind of review is usually performed as a peer review without management participation.

  • Reviewers prepare for the review meeting and prepare a review report with a list of findings.

  • Technical reviews may be quite informal or very formal and can have a number of purposes but not limited to discussion, decision making, evaluation of alternatives, finding defects and solving technical problems.

Where Code Review fits in ?

Code Review in Software Testing