Code Review Mindset

Coding For Code Review

Abstract:

Code Review has gone mainstream, but nobody ever taught us how to do it right!

As an engineer, can you change your mindset to write code optimised for easier/faster/better Code Reviews?

What are some common anti-patterns and the git skills you need to fix them?


News / Articles

  • In February 2021, I presented "Coding for Code Review" as part of a webinar hosted by Thoughtworks and Gemini titled "How to thrive (& survive) in a code review culture?" (slides, video)

  • In November 2019, I presented "Coding for Code Review" as an internal "brown bag" talk at Datadog (slides, video).

  • In October 2019, I presented "Coding for Code Review" (slides) at Full-Stack Tech Talks at Criteo in Paris.

  • Back in June 2016, I wrote a blog post about Code Review culture at Criteo: Taking Care of Culture One Toilet at a Time



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About the Author

Erik grew up in Chicago, studied in California, and has lived and worked in Silicon Valley, Nice, Bahia, Barcelona, Boston, New York, and Paris. He currently lives in Bordeaux where he works (remote) for Datadog.

He has spent the last 8 years of his career writing and reviewing code at companies with healthy Code Review cultures.

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