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A guide to Code Review for Stack Overflow users

You're on Stack Overflow and you've found a question that seems to be about improving code. You are trying to be helpful, and you put a comment in the question: You should try asking on CodeReview....
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Knowledge-based authentication using Domain-driven Design belongs to Software Engineering

I find the question Knowledge-based authentication using Domain-driven Design in C# should be moved to Software Engineering because the only code that OP has posted is clearly hypothetical, OP even ...
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How do I migrate from Code Review to Stack Overflow?

I know about moving questions from Stack Overflow to Code Review, but what about the other way around? It seems like almost half the questions I come across on Code Review get put on hold or closed ...
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What questions are suitable for migration to Code Review, and how does the process work?

Consider this situation: There is this question on another site which I think would be a good candidate for migration to Code Review. What should I consider before flagging the question, or ...
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Migrating to Software Engineering - v2

Inspired by this off-topic question as an example, this is a follow-up question to this answer. If it's true that that we won't (can but won't) ask for another close reason, should we modify this ...
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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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UI falsely attributes migration to users who merely voted for closure

I voted to close a question today. Nothing new, except the closure turned into an unwanted migration. The question should NOT have been migrated, but all of a sudden my name was on it: I voted to ...
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Allow users to vote to migrate a question from meta.codereview to main

This question happened; https://codereview.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/6970/a-good-way-to-remove-duplicate-code-without-violating-page-object-model - it's a regular Code Review question that ...
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How should I best react when questions are migrated here?

How can I prevent downvoting and loss of privileges in this community when questions are migrated here from another site and don't hold up to Code Reviews standards? I want to be a participant in ...
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How can I flag a post for migration to SO?

I recently flagged a question as "in need of moderator attention": https://codereview.stackexchange.com/q/124445/9683. It provided an algorithm in C, asking how to implement it using low-level AVX ...
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Migrate to Programmers / Stack Overflow Revisited

It has been about a month since the migrate-away options were added as close-reasons to Code Review - Migration paths to other sites Since migrated-away posts are deleted on the source site after ...
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Migration paths to other sites

If you can cast close votes, you now have a new privilege! Up until recently, only moderators could migrate an off-topic question to Stack Overflow or Programmers.SE - if you haven't noticed yet, the ...
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Can Stack Overflow be removed as a migration target?

There are a number of reasons why migrating to stack overflow is a good thing: People who ask off-topic questions on Code Review are able to get answers to their questions (even if it is on a ...
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Why was “Set ADT union Assistance” not migrated to Stack Overflow?

I voted to migrate this question to Stack Overflow, but it seems I was the only one: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions/111092/set-adt-union-assistance it is off-topic here on Code ...
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Why wasn't the community consulted before adding Stack Overflow as a migration target?

Stack Overflow has been added as a migration target for off-topic Code Review questions. Why was the community consultation process overlooked before adding that "target"? Personally I feel that ...
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Why did a question about unit-testing get migrated?

I'm curious as to why this question got migrated to Stack Overflow, mostly so I can ask in the correct place in the future. It's about unit testing a functioning python module, the unit tests all ...
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Stack Overflow moderator declined to migrate question asking to shorten code

According to the FAQ, the following topics are wanted on Code Review: Isn't there a point missing? I see a review of my code not only as an attempt to improve performance, security and structure, but ...
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Should this question be un-migrated or migrated to another site?

Question in question: Printing a multiplication table As Simon pointed out in the comments, the question is not so much about "Please review how I am solving the problem of printing a multiplication ...
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A question was migrated to CR when the OP obviously didn't want a code review. Why?

So, I ran across this question. It would be a pretty good question except for one little detail: the OP doesn't want it reviewed. ... and am not looking for pure code improvements. Also, in the ...
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What about this SO question renders it unsuitable for migration to CR?

I flagged this SO question for migration to Code Review. It's 100% C++ and, despite the fact that the OP initially left out a constructor definition that rendered the program buggy, that definition ...
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Close reasons and migrations (and stats?)

One of the close reasons that exists is: Questions containing broken code or asking for advice about code not yet written are off-topic, as the code is not ready for review. Such questions may be ...
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Why was this question migrated away? Is it off-topic for Code Review?

Creating New Scripts Dynamically in Lua For absolute clarity, here is the code that the questions asks to review (this is lua): ...
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Considering a migration from Stack Overflow to Code Review

I just ran into this question on Stack Overflow and there was some discussion in the comments about whether or not it would fit better on Code Review. On SO it doesn't seem to fit in its current ...
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Unable to move a question to meta

I came across a question. I think this should be moved to meta but I was unable to flag it. EDIT The reason I added this question was that it seems to be on topic on Meta Code Review than the main ...
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When we close a question, can we have an option to send it to Stack Overflow?

Since Stack Overflow can send it here, I figure it's only fair to have the ability to send them the other way. There's been a number of questions that are Stack Overflow type questions..
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StackOverflow questions being incorrectly sent to Code Review

I've noticed a couple of questions where the poster originally posted on Stackoverflow and then was sent here. However, its not a proper code review question because the code doesn't actually work. ...
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Migrating questions to Stack Overflow

In this question, the poster noticed that the question was closed rather than being migrated. Comments say that the question was cross-posted, so it was just closed on our site. In the comments, ...
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Are reviews of code in Stack Overflow answers in scope?

Say you spent some time on a code answer to a SO question (example). Is it OK to forward the same code to Code Review or should any comments be left to happen in SO? If it's OK to ask for a review, ...
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Why was a question suitable for Stack Overflow closed, instead of being migrated

Yesterday, Jessica Burnett asked this question: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions/14209/css-set-string-content-properties. Since the question is about code that does not work (as opposed ...
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Move insufficiently answered question to stackoverflow?

More than 3 weeks ago I posted a question on Code Review asking help with naming a module I created. I did not receive any answers, so I was wondering whether it would be okay to move it to ...
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On migrating from SO: how to do this efficiently and appropriately.

Not having the privileges on SO to manually migrate questions, I thought I'd flag the question I was looking to migrate as 'Off Topic' so that I may be able to select CR as the recommended place. I'd ...
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Do stylistic questions belong here or on programmers.SE

I was surprised to find a question about coding style was migrated to codereview.SE from programmers.SE, since in the past such questions have been migrated in the other direction. Which site should ...
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Are non-specific code-style questions acceptable?

Taking these two examples from the last 24 hours for comparison Migrated https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/58630/how-far-should-var-and-null-coalescing-operator-be-entertained-...
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List of StackOverflow questions to migrate

Ivo Wetzel has listed in detail a great set of prerequisites for migrating SO questions over here. Migration is a win-win situation, so we should invest some energy in bringing good on-topic questions ...