Chapter 1. Introducing Code Review

Welcome to the world of Code Review! In this chapter we will introduce the basic concepts of Gerrit Code Review, along with the roles and responsibilities of the development team and the actions involved when reviewing the changes pushed to the repository. We will cover the benefits of the Code Review, not only for the overall quality of the development but also the positive impacts on the entire team dynamics, collaboration and interactions between its members, and even its external counterparts. Basic terminology and a glossary of Gerrit Code Review will also be introduced in order to allow an easier and smoother introduction of the Code Review lifecycle, workflow, phases, actors, and the associated actions ...

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