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Discussion on: I made over 1,000 code reviews - this is what I learned

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Maxime Moreau • Edited

Sit with the author to review the code

Voice feedbacks is always great :) But of course, as mentioned the PR should be "important" (yeah, it's relative... But if the PR only changes a very small thing it's not necessary).

I'd also add something to improve the conversation: I always read the PR before (maybe two times) & try to understand briefly, if I can't I write a question. In brief, I prepare the meeting.

I had a tech-lead that didn't read any PR before the sit, and so he was reading the code along with me. It was such a pain and a wast of time... That's why I use this process for me to review PR :)