Anti-patterns in Modern Code Review: Symptoms and Prevalence

Moataz Chouchen, Ali Ouni, Raula Gaikovina Kula, Dong Wang, Patanamon Thongtanunam, Mohamed Wiem Mkaouer, Kenichi Matsumoto

研究成果: 書籍/レポート タイプへの寄稿会議への寄与

17 被引用数 (Scopus)

抄録

Modern code review (MCR) is now broadly adopted as an established and effective software quality assurance practice, with an increasing number of open-source as well as commercial software projects identifying code review as a crucial practice. During the MCR process, developers review, provide constructive feedback, and/or critique each others' patches before a code change is merged into the codebase. Nevertheless, code review is basically a human task that involves technical, personal and social aspects. Existing literature hint the existence of poor reviewing practices i.e., anti-patterns, that may contribute to a tense reviewing culture, degradation of software quality, slow down integration, and may affect the overall sustainability of the project. To better understand these practices, we present in this paper the concept of Modern Code Review Anti-patterns (MCRA) and take a first step to define a catalog that enumerates common poor code review practices. In detail we explore and characterize MCRA symptoms, causes, and impacts. We also conduct a series of preliminary experiments to investigate the prevalence and co-occurrences of such anti-patterns on a random sample of 100 code reviews from various OpenStack projects.

本文言語英語
ホスト出版物のタイトルProceedings - 2021 IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering, SANER 2021
出版社Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ページ531-535
ページ数5
ISBN(電子版)9781728196305
DOI
出版ステータス出版済み - 3月 2021
外部発表はい
イベント28th IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering, SANER 2021 - Virtual, Honolulu, 米国
継続期間: 3月 9 20213月 12 2021

出版物シリーズ

名前Proceedings - 2021 IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering, SANER 2021

会議

会議28th IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering, SANER 2021
国/地域米国
CityVirtual, Honolulu
Period3/9/213/12/21

!!!All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 人工知能
  • ソフトウェア
  • 安全性、リスク、信頼性、品質管理

フィンガープリント

「Anti-patterns in Modern Code Review: Symptoms and Prevalence」の研究トピックを掘り下げます。これらがまとまってユニークなフィンガープリントを構成します。

引用スタイル