Chapter 10. Code Reviews

The LabVIEW Style Book provides many style rules that can help an organization establish a style convention. However, the rules, descriptions, and examples contained herein fall short of requiring their adoption and use. This chapter addresses how to enforce the standardization of a style convention within an organization. In practice, not everyone will agree with all the style rules, and even those who agree will not necessarily apply them consistently or effectively, without a system of checks and balances in place. Code reviews are systematic methods of reviewing source code quality, utilizing one or more independent perspectives or reference points. Code reviews have three primary benefits: identifying problems, exchanging ...

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