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Conquering Uncomfortable Code Reviews

Whether you are doing individual client work or are part of a large team, even the best of us can overlook things, but a mistake that makes it to production means no sleep, unhappy customers, and lost revenue. Peer code reviews minimize this risk and give you confidence in the code you write, allowing you to make big improvements in code quality without bringing your work to a crawl. Learn how to overcome your fears of sharing your code by incorporating peer reviews into your workflow.

Patrick Schwisow

Patrick Schwisow (@PSchwisow)


Patrick has been into web technologies since the "bad old days" when animated GIFs were required on all sites and the BLINK tag still had some supporters. He suffered through several years of procedural programming in PHP4 before discovering the glories of OOP in PHP5. Patrick is a Software Engineer at Shutterstock, with experience in Doctrine, Symfony, and several less fun technologies. After hours, he's the founder and organizer of the Lake / Kenosha County PHP Users Group and a contributor to the Phergie IRC Bot.