O'Reilly logo

Continuous Integration: Improving Software Quality and Reducing Risk by Andrew Glover, Steve Matyas, Paul M. Duvall

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 7. Continuous Inspection

Continuous Inspection
 

That man is great who can use the brains of others to carry out his work.

 
 --DONN PIATT

Peer-based code reviews are generally considered beneficial to the overall quality of a code base because they present opportunities for an objective analysis by a second pair of eyes. For this same reason, XP’s pair programming practice offers some of the same objective analysis benefits. Static source code analysis tools like Java’s PMD and .NET’s FxCop, which scan files for violations of predefined rules, offer some of the same analysis benefits.

All three of these techniques for code analysis (code reviews, pair programming, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required