Code Reading Techniques

  • Yang-ming Zhu


Most of the reading techniques discussed in Chapters 3 and 4 can be applied to code reading. This chapter first emphasizes the importance of code reading as a professional skill and discusses how people actually read code in practice. It then focuses on a few specific reading techniques for programmers to read and comprehend the programming source code.


Defect Detection Sequence Diagram Program Comprehension Reading Strategy Software Maintenance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yang-ming Zhu
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  1. 1.SolonUSA

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