Common sense code checks

Etsy’s Static Analysis for PHP. This isn’t as complicated as you might think. While Facebook’s HipHop is used, and is quite sophisticated, a lot of this is just common sense. Trigger code reviews when oft-misused functions are used or when functions that involve security things are introduced.

This stuff is great for an intern or new team member to get a quick win with. So next time you bring someone onto your team, why not turn them loose on these kinds of quick, big wins?