In software development, a code review is a process when one developer inspects a code written by another developer to find possible mistakes or to suggest improvements.

Which of these is correct (if any)?

  • to do a code review

  • to perform a code review

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    'Perform' is more formal, 'do', less so. Jan 3, 2020 at 12:42

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In spoken language, I'd vote for both the phrases.

Did you do a code review?
Did you perform a code review?

Nevertheless, there's another version:

Did you review the code?

So, to answer, as far as correct phrase is concerned, in spoken language, the context defined, both are okay.

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