Code review is common among proprietary software development firms, yet the nature of open source development can pose some challenges. Many industry leaders are now turning to peer review techniques as criteria for quality control.
Code review is a practice that facilitates the rapid collaboration, sharing of knowledge, and supreme quality typical in open source projects. The code review social structure is a defining characteristic of a project. What is the best social structure for an open source project?
Usually when Facebook comes up at opensource.com, it's because they've done something that's very much the opposite of open. But a blog post on FrameThink this week showed Facebook's more open side.
Michael Daconta at GCN has posted a brief call to arms for the software industry. Here's the gist: