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Code Complete, Second Edition by Steve McConnell

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Other Kinds of Collaborative Development Practices

Other kinds of collaboration haven't accumulated the body of empirical support that inspections or pair programming have, so they're covered in less depth here. The collaborations covered in this section includes walk-throughs, code reading, and dog-and-pony shows.

Walk-Throughs

A walk-through is a popular kind of review. The term is loosely defined, and at least some of its popularity can be attributed to the fact that people can call virtually any kind of review a "walk-through."

Because the term is so loosely defined, it's hard to say exactly what a walk-through is. Certainly, a walk-through involves two or more people discussing a design or code. It might be as informal as an impromptu bull session ...

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