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Any articles/research/data comparing pre-checkin validation vs post-checkin validation? [closed]

I'm currently on a team that uses post-checkin validation in our developers' workflow: Developer checks in code (and hopefully runs tests first) CI machine syncs, builds, run tests If tests fail, ...
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To check-in small chunks and frequently, or to check-in large chunks but infrequently

Which approach is better when working with a source control software like TFS or VSS? I have experienced different approaches and I can't tell which one is better. Should we let developers decide ...
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Should developers be forced to check-in before leaving work each day, even if the code does not compile?

During a previous consulting position, the developers where told to check-in code on a nightly basis, regardless if it complied or was complete. Managers were afraid of losing any code and said now we ...