The team at Codacy is solving what is clearly a long-standing pain point and source of problems for almost any business which builds software: The Code Review:
“Code review is systematic examination (sometimes referred to as peer review) of computer source code. It is intended to find mistakes overlooked in the initial development phase, improving the overall quality of software.” (Wiki)
Unfortunately, code review in most businesses is a painful, time-consuming necessity that is often not given the attention it deserves. Despite being one of the core contributors to overall code quality in any software building operation, it remains a highly manual (and therefore error-prone) process on which developers spend up to 20-30% of their time.
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