Review Assistant について

Visual Studioのコードのレビュー用プラグイン

Review Assistant はVisual Studioの外に出ることなく、リクエストのレビューの管理を支援します。 ピアコードレビューは、コードの品質とソフトウェアの欠陥を少なくするための支援が可能です。 Review Assistantは最少のオーバーヘッドでプロセスの自動化を支援します。 Visual Studioを使用する開発者以外にも、Team Foundation Server (TFS), Git, Subversion (SVN) とMercurial (Hg)での開発もターゲットにしています。

Review Assistant Features

Code Review in Visual Studio - You can create review comments directly from the code editor. The Code Review Board window displays reviews and allows you to manage them. It also contains all code-related discussions. Review Assistant can also be installed without Visual Studio.

  • Team Foundation Server (including TFS Cloud)
  • Git (including GitHub)
  • Subversion (SVN)
  • Mercurial
  • Perforce (P4)

Flexible code reviews - Review Assistant lets you choose a simple or strict code review workflow for your projects. Any developer can start post-commit code review on any set of revisions.

  • Code author is automatically pulled from a repository.
  • Multiple code authors can be assigned to a single review.
  • Moderator role is available in the strict code review workflow.
  • One review can contain code from multiple repositories.
  • Unreviewed files are highlighted on Code Review Board.

Discussions in code - Review Assistant supports threaded comments, so team members can discuss code without scheduled meetings.

  • Add comments on specific source lines, blocks of code, files, or the entire review.
  • Flag comments as defects that need to be fixed.
  • Provide comments on binary files, such as images.
  • Start discussions in code, without creating a formal code review.
  • Unread comments and replies are highlighted.

Iterative review with defect fixing - Review Assistant supports multiple comment-fix-verify cycles in one review.

  • Author can instantly see open comments in the code editor.
  • Defect statuses are color-coded.
  • Author can restart a review by adding revisions with fixes.
  • A reviewer can see exact changes made by an author according to comments.

Team Foundation Server integration - Review Assistant provides deeper integration with TFS and Visual Studio Online.

  • Quickly import TFS projects together with users to Review Assistant.
  • Start pre-commit code review using shelvesets.
  • Use the check-in policy to prevent checking-in code without a review.
  • Review all changesets of a work item in one click.
  • View work items related to a review on Code Review Board.

Notifications - Set up Review Assistant server to send email notifications about code review events. Client provides additional pop-up notifications within Visual Studio.

  • You choose how many notifications you want to receive.
  • Custom URI scheme enables navigation from email client to Visual Studio.

Code review reports and statistics - Review Assistant provides a set of code review reports that help you steer the code review process.

  • Reviews Status report provides a view of who might be holding up reviews.
  • Code Coverage report helps you tracking revisions being reviewed in a repository.
  • Detailed report allows exporting a review with comments to a printable format.
  • Statistics reports provide you performance data about authors and reviewers.

Replacement for Visual Studio Code Review Feature - Choose Review Assistant over native Code Review feature of Visual Studio if you need to:

  • Review multiple changesets.
  • Hold iterative reviews.
  • Set a policy to prevent checking-in code without a review.
  • Enable formal code reviews with a moderator.
  • View code review statistics and reports.