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Top 10 PHP Code Review Tips

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This article represents top 10 areas to consider while you are taking up the task to do the code review of a PHP project. The other day, I had a discussion with one of the PHP senior developers who asked me about where to start on the task related with reviewing a PHP web application and, we brainstormed and came up with the list. Interestingly, apart from few, most of them can be pretty much applied to applications written with other programming languages as well. Please feel free to comment/suggest if I missed to mention one or more important points. Also, sorry for the typos. Following are the key points described later …

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Checklist for Effective Code Review

Are you involved in day-to-day code reviews? Would you like to suggest your team members a checklist that can be used for code reviews? Following is a checklist that one could use while doing code review: Functional Suitability: Understand the requirement/use case/user story and ask whether the code you are reviewing meets the requirement or not. This includes the alternate and exception usecase flows to be considered for review. Maintainability: Maintainability comes as a implied need for every customer when they outsource the software development. Following are three key criteria you would want to check for ensuring high maintainability of the code: Testability: There are two ways of checking the …

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