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[Keynote] Ten Commandments of Navigating Code Reviews with Angie Jones

About This Keynote

Receiving feedback on your work, especially from various sources with different personalities, can be difficult to consume. In this keynote, Angie Jones provides ten guidelines that she personally follows to ensure smooth, drama-free code reviews. These guidelines are useful for developers, automation engineers, or anyone else who needs to navigate the code review process.

Talk Recording

🌈 After Angie presents, please leave any thoughts and comments about her keynote below!

Please note that Angie will not be participating in a panel at CodeLand and thus will not be able to answer your questions live.


About Angie

Angie Jones is the Global V.P. of Developer Relations at Block, an IBM Master Inventor as well as an award-winning teacher and a supportive figure for early-career software developers.


This keynote will be presented as part of CodeLand 2022 on June 17. After the talk is streamed as part of the conference, it will be added to this post as a recorded video.

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I like the fact that Angie Jones talks so calmly and slow. Makes getting what she's saying more effective for me at least.

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Aigars PluΔ£is

Thanks for a great talk, Angie.
Love the format of commandments! Will definitely take them in mind.

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Lokesh S

You already said what I was trying to say :)

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Lokesh S • Edited on

Love the way Angie has structured the talk.

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Hussain Codes

These are some really great tips, especially helpful in hardening new devs from being discouraged by those early code-reviews that can feel so challenging. I really liked the point of giving the reviewer the benefit of the doubt and being the bigger person. It's a good rule to live byπŸ˜‰

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ceciliapina

Lots of great tips for new developers! You have put a lot of my anxiety at ease as I pivot into software development.

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gadodds

I appreciate her real-life scenarios! Our egos are always involved and she is offering wisdom on how to best approach everyday scenarios that sometimes we think we are above. Very helpful!

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ailanthus • Edited on

I love how Angie's talk is taking a really complex and important situation and breaking it down in a way that allows new devs to get ahead. I'm learning so much from her. I look forward to saving this information for later. Thank you, Angie!

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Pablo Hernandez

I love the examples of Respect, Learning to let Go... It is hard to give up the hammer of guilt is an aspect that I could relate to. I especially like that her own experience is down to home and so light. Excellent analogy on taking on the aggressor with love and no judgement.

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TreLyn

Thank you for helping me get out of my head when it comes to code reviews! This framework is easy to follow. Loved how controlled your talk was. I enjoyed every bit of it!

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Aadarsh Kannan

Loved it!

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Chris Withey

Love the talk! Thanks Angie!

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Lara Krefski

I love the advice she gave. It is very easy to get defensive in code reviews. Sometimes people need to realize they need to relax and be open-minded.

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Amazing talk, Angie, and great advice.

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Anthony

These are great tips! Going to send this video to my roommate, we were talking about how he could be less blunt with his code reviews of the junior developers on his team and this was spot on to our conversation.

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levisharpe

I love how Angie not only put data in this talk but has also outlined solid examples of what she's talking about with corresponding visuals. This talk is πŸ”₯