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How to monitor code review efficiently?

I suspect major code review cover up in my team. Too many code reviews are merged without any comment. Seems to me like there's no such thing as a code review without a single comment. How can I ...
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How to write “SMART” Objectives as an agile developer?

Like many corporations the company I work for is transitioning to a performance review system based on SMART objectives. My team is a high functioning agile development team employing practices from ...
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Experiences with C++ Async/actor model Library [closed]

I am fairly experienced with async and concurrent programming in c# using event, actor, and task based patterns, but now I have a task in c++ with which I have basic familiarity and it needs some ...
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Why is there only code review?

In my team I have applied a culture of code review and feature review. The code might look great, written spectacularly, however the feature might not work. It seems to me as 2 different scopes ...
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How do I review code changes that are the result of syncing?

At my current job we develop code on a release branch and then do a code review. After all rework is done the final changes are also synced/merged to the 'main branch'. We want to be sure that all ...
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What is your code review and approval process, and what are its advantages/disadvantages? [closed]

Does your team rely on code reviews for approval of work? Is it simply QA that signs off your features and fixes? Do you have a lead programmer (or architect) that reviews code design and ...
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1answer
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Design review: how well does my object oriented design fit the SOLID principles? [closed]

This thread will be long, but I will try to make it as short as I can. Thank you. I have recently implemented a relatively simple program. What this program does is generate a simple piece of music ...
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How to measure the success of a small software project? [closed]

I'm part of a 7 person software development team which supports a company with a few thousand staff. Our team is putting together a quick review process for measuring the success of a software ...
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2answers
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Where can I ask for an accessibility review for a site? [closed]

I'm not too, too far (I hope) from finishing a site. I want to have it reviewed with an eye to its accessibility. The site's job is to display streaming, up-to-the-10-second-period stock-option data. ...
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1answer
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How to manage ratings system of my web app?

I am making a website where in users would rate posts by other users, according to how useful they are. The posts will be about products - mobiles, tablets, and other personal consumer electronics ...
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CMS updates into subversion -> review process

We manage a range of client sites built in Wordpress and Joomla and these require regular updates to the core CMS and extensions. We keep these sites in subversion and place updates in subversion. We ...
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1answer
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Moving past the ignoring or considering whitespace binary: how should I compare files for e.g. commit review?

I am dissatisfied with the file comparison tools I have worked with so far. While no tool would be able to always predict the line matchings that make best sense, at least current tools should be able ...
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What is an example of a good SMART objective for a programmer? [duplicate]

Following on from this question, I wondered if folk might be able to suggest some samples of what might be considered a "good" objective in a periodic review cycle for a programmer? Let's define ...
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Going about increasing salary during performance review [closed]

I'm currently facing a dilemma with an upcoming performance review. When I started with my company around 1 year ago I tried to be as honest as possible in my perception of my programming skill set ...
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Are there any existing standard software design guidelines?

My team of about 70 programmers is developing C and C++ code for embedded, multiprocessor, image-processing project. We have a coding standard, and hold design and code reviews. The problem is that we ...
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2answers
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So we've got a code review tool, now what can we use for software documents? [closed]

We're using Subversion as a full CM for code and also for related project documents. We have JIRA and Fisheye. When we wanted to add a peer review tool, we looked at and tested several candidates. Our ...
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a better approach for reviewing performance of developers?

I am a web developer. My office sets a list of criteria such as Discipline Attendance Project Schedule Teamwork Problem Solving Idea Sharing Dedication for evaluating employees performance. Each ...
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Architecture Review Guidelines for Java/JEE project

We're going to do a complete review of a Java/JEE based application. This includes an architecture review, code review and platform hardware review. While we're a bit aware of code review techniques, ...
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What are the most efficient code review processes? [closed]

I am looking for an efficient code review process where nothing can be pushed without being reviewed by another dev. For instance (we are using Mercurial): push to another branch and the reviewer ...
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What's the ideal length of the sprint review/retrospective based on the length of the iteration?

I've been in several projects using scrum now. The length of the sprint review and/or retrospective has varied from client to client, from project to project. Some of the reviews became too long (2 ...
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Reviews of Company Codebases [closed]

Does anybody know of a solid source of information regarding the quality/details of a company's codebase? I'm asking as a potential employee of some companies, having been highly dissatisfied by the ...
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4answers
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Is there a way to dispute or challenge poor iPhone app reviews?

Problem: user has left review of iPhone app which is simply incorrect Question: is there a way to make contact with the reviewer and a) explain how what they've said is incorrect and help them with ...