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Results of Second Annual Peer Code Review Study Unveiled in Webinar by SmartBear

Code Review Experts Reveal Best Practices of Over 550 Software Developers and Testers in “Quality Matters- The 2014 State of Code Review” Webinar – Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Beverly, MA — November 12, 2014 — SmartBear Software, the choice of more than two million software professionals for building and delivering the world’s best applications,­ is once again revealing the results of its groundbreaking study on the industry’s best practices in peer code review. Over 550 software developers participated in the study that discloses the level of code review adoption and practices, how code review impacts quality and other interesting facts. Attendees are able to measure their organization’s code review practices against the industry benchmark.
WHAT: The State of Code Review Webinar by SmartBear
WHEN: Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 12:00 p.m. EST
WHERE: Register here:
Providing results and commentary, renowned author and test consultant Dorothy Graham and Smartbear’s Mark Hammer dive into the study data during this one-of-a-kind webinar to discuss:
  • The latest findings and trends from the 2014 State of Code Review Survey
  • Different methods of code review and the impact each have on code quality
  • Challenges companies face in implementing code review processes
  • How different industries and organizations manage their code review processes, as well as their overall satisfaction with their development efforts
Currently an internationally-known independent test consultant, Dorothy Graham’s career spans 40 years as a developer, tester and independent consultant. She is the co-author of four books, and was the program chair for EuroSTAR conferences in 1993 and 2009. She was awarded the first ISTQB International Excellence Award in Software Testing in 2012. Follow Dorothy on Twitter @dorothygraham. Mark Hammer is the Senior Product Director for Collaborator at SmartBear and often speaks and writes about the software development process with a special emphasis on code and artifact review. He has been helping organizations manage peer code review for many years. Follow Mark on Twitter @MarkMHammer.

About SmartBear Software

Supporting more than six million software professionals and over 22,000 companies in 194 countries, SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible while helping teams ship code at nearly impossible velocities. With products for API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications, SmartBear equips every development, testing and operations team member with the tools to ensure quality at every stage of the software cycle. For more information, visit:, or for the SmartBear community, go to: LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.

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