Effective Code Review Checklist

Be respectful, humble, and kind. Finally, the quality of the code review feedback does not only depend on WHAT you are saying, but also on HOW you are saying it. So, the best code review feedback is worth nothing when it isn’t carefully phrased, humble, and kind.

1. Functionality

2. Readability, Code syntax & formatting

3. Design Principle

4. Patterns, idioms & best practices

5. Documentation and maintainability

6. Debuggability, Testability and Configurability

7. Performance, reliability and scalability

8. Security

9. Etiquettes

10. Notice What’s Missing

Code review doesn’t just improve the project’s code, but the trust between project and it’s consumers in long terms.

Wrapping up

Sharing makes you bigger than you are. The more you pour out, the more life will be able to pour in.

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