Linked Questions

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What's the point of voting on “questions”?

On this site (code-review), the best questions sometimes contain the worst possible code. I'm not the only one who noticed this. On any other code-related SE site, questions with code that causes ...
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1answer
455 views

What makes a good question? [duplicate]

I think it would be a good idea to compile a list of guidelines on how to ask good question. What information should be present, how to structure it, etc.
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6answers
147 views

How Broad is “Too Broad”?

Yesterday, it became apparent that there is a significant difference of opinion in the CR community about what constitutes "Too Broad" for the purposes of closing a question. In particular, there is ...
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3answers
182 views

What criteria do you use to upvote a question?

This site is very unique in that 2 people can't come and say I had the same problem, since all questions have working code. Having said that, I see a lot of answerers not upvoting the questions they ...
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3answers
190 views

Can we review spreadsheet formulas?

So, this question has been bothering me for a long time now. It is asking for a review of one line of "code" which is really a spreadsheet formula. Actually, it's not even asking for a review in my ...
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2answers
343 views

Review for large chunks of code

I am migrating from small pieces of code to larger applications. All my code is public on github or simillar. As I am in the middle of this transition, I am not very intrested in reviewing chunks of ...
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2answers
168 views

SQL Query Review

Assuming a SQL query is well-formed, works correctly, and meets the other general criteria for appropriate reviewable code here, are SQL query reviews on topic? If so, is there a threshold of ...
12
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2answers
164 views

How does a question get fewer votes than an answer?

This is a review site, so the questions should be voted on whether or not they are on-topic and if they clearly portrayed their code so that it could be reviewed. If a question has 4 answers, yes, it ...
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2answers
324 views

Review code on Github? [duplicate]

Someone might sometimes want a review of a longer length of code: for example this question references some code stored here on their private web site. It isn't necessarily feasible or desirable to ...
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2answers
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Should we close this one-liner ternary as “unclear what you're asking”?

This question looks like OP is worried about DRY and perhaps readability of a one-liner ternary. I have a bias against one-liners and other narrowed-down questions, but there's a consensus about them ...
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5answers
41 views

What causes a question to get closed as example code?

https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions/78110/multiple-if-else-how-to-reduce-cyclomatic-complexity-of-code Here's an example of something that was tagged as example code. I'm wondering what ...
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1answer
127 views

Migrating to Software Engineering

Looking at migrated questions shows how a "migrate to Software Engineering" closing reason is sorely missing. The problem is that many askers see the the "Review" part of the site, but not the "Code", ...
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0answers
173 views

Meaningful question titles [duplicate]

I visited Code Review the first time and noticed that many question titles are meaningless. For example I found the following titles on the front page. How can I make this program a bit more ...
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1answer
66 views

Should questions include a main method, test harness, or other way of running the code? [duplicate]

I recently answered a question that did not include a main method or any tests. The code provided was a just a handful of methods. Without any obvious way to drive ...