LGTM: How to Write Code Reviews Like a Senior Developer

Brian Jenney
3 min readJun 8, 2022

Code reviews are more than another task standing in the way of deployments. When code reviews are good they can be used to build community, trust and teach. At worst, they become punitive, nerve-wracking and destructive.

Lemme give you a little story.

I was well into my career as a developer and working at a new company. I was reviewing some…

Brian Jenney

full-stackish developer, late bloomer coder and power google user