What Makes A Good Code Review?

At Eagle Eye, where I work, the question came up as to what constitutes a good code review. In any large organisation, you get a wide variety of software engineers, and all of them have different standards when it comes to code reviews. I’ve written before about why we should do code reviews, so I thought it may be helpful to explore how I approach code reviews, based on personal experience and what I’ve learnt from working with others.

While we use primarily PHP for our code, I’ve tried to keep this generic enough that the same principles can apply for any language.

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