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Are formal inspections used in practice today?

I was thinking, we are taught to perform code reviews, inspections etc. but in reality, does anyone really do formal (Fagan) inspections? I cannot find anything on the topic.
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Java MVC: multiple use of the same event for different actions

I am working on a large Java project which employs the model-view-controller pattern. Should I use a different event for each action (to let the views communicate with their respective controllers)? ...
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When should a class be final? [duplicate]

I've only really seen this on Java's wrapper classes (String, Integer, etc.), but never in open-source projects, and I was never taught about it in any books or classes. I know it means the class can'...
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Practical use of generic inheritance and interactions with non-generics?

I've been trying to learn more about generics, and I finally felt that I ran into a situation that it would be more useful to use it instead of only regular classes. Would the following be a practical ...
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What are some practical uses of the “new” modifier in C# with respect to hiding?

A co-worker and I were looking at the behavior of the new keyword in C# as it applies to the concept of hiding. From the documentation: Use the new modifier to explicitly hide a member inherited ...