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A few weeks ago, I witnessed an interesting interaction between two work colleagues — Jason, who is from the United States; and Raj, who was visiting from India.

Raj typically calls into a daily standup meeting at 9:00am US Central Time from India, but since he was in the US, he and his teammates headed toward the scrum area for the meeting. …


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A few weeks ago, I witnessed an interesting interaction between two work colleagues — Jason, who is from the United States; and Raj, who was visiting from India.

Raj typically calls into a daily standup meeting at 9:00am US Central Time from India, but since he was in the US, he and his teammates headed toward the scrum area for the meeting. …


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What do you think, is the biggest benefit of an effective code review? Is it improved code quality? Or is it reduction in total number of defects? The biggest benefit that I get from a successful code review is “Increased Knowledge”.

Our study reveals that while finding defects remains the main motivation for review, reviews are less about defects than expected and instead provide additional benefits such as knowledge transfer, increased team awareness, and creation of alternative solutions to problems.

— Expectations, Outcomes, and Challenges Of Modern Code Review

When our knowledge increases, we become better programmers, designers, and architects. A team of highly knowledgeable programmers produce well architected and maintainable code. As a consequence of producing well designed code, we start to see reduction in defects and increased quality. …

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