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4 Open Source Code Review Tools

Nov 11, 2008, 11:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Gunderloy)

[ Thanks to sakgarg for this link. ]

"Rietveld starts off with major geek cred because its primary author is Python's Guido van Rossum. The tool is written in Python (of course!) and hosted on Google's own experimental cloud-computing framework AppEngine. Anyone with a Google account can participate; after logging in you can identify Subversion repositories and branches containing code that needs to be reviewed, upload changed source code files, and invite reviewers. Reviewers can see an online diff and leave their own comments, and the system uses email notifications to keep the discussion moving along."

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