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I try to refactor a working code and it's doesn't work. Would adding the failed attempt be on-topic?

Below is my draft: I have a working code to have 2 search bars with dropdown suggestions, selectable by both mouse and arrow keys in TypeScript and Fresh/Preact. In there I have to explicitly declare ...
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Is it appropriate to ask to check exercises from Dragon Book here?

I am studying the Dragon Book about compilers and it has exercises which I try to solve. Unfortunately, there is no-one nearby who could check my solutions. Is it appropriate to post my solutions here ...
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Is it inappropriate to ask for code reviews on github pull requests?

I was wondering if there's a way to get code reviews on github. Although I think I know the answer to this question I want to double check. There's a question open which is about asking a review of a ...
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How to provide large code for code review?

What is the way to provide large code for code review at the codereview.stackexchange.com? I do my best cutting the code into pieces which could be reviewed separately as components. I started from ...
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Code Review iterations

I posted a question at the https://codereview.stackexchange.com and got the answer, what's now? I can't find to respective guide, so this a question of appropriate processing of the question/answer at ...
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Are software recommendation questions welcome?

I came across a question to review. I skip the review because I do not know what to do when software (libraries, frameworks, tools) recommendations are asked. I checked the Help Center, but I can not ...
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Is it possible to have a "professional" take a look at my whole HTML / CSS Project here?

Is it possible to upload an entire HTML/CSS code project on this site for review, rather than just a small code snippet? I'm currently working on a r/place clone and while my code works fine, it would ...
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Can another code review question count as 'review context?'

Questions about isolated code lacking context are closed as 'missing review context.' However, I have a question that, if another piece of code were part of, would count as review context. Suppose I ...
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Comparative Code Review [duplicate]

I manage a team of Java Engineer so I have recently been exposed to the "Builder" pattern that they use. It helps when you have a large number of parameters in a constructor were a lot of ...
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Reviewing Git commit messages alongside code

Recently, I have started using Git regularly for both my projects at work and my small personal projects. I was wondering if it would be acceptable to request Git commit message reviews alongside the ...
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Acknowledging code review contributions in academic projects

In the context of academia, consider the following scenario: a person, such as a PhD student or postdoc, shares parts of their code related to a scientific project on this platform and receives ...
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Can I ask a question on a very specific aspect of design?

Can I ask a question on a very specific aspect of design? Like, I would like to know whether Is this the right way to set defaults? I want the defaults set regardless of whether an object is created ...
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Are 'follow up' questions on the same/similar code allowed?

I had a code that I submitted here for review, and got a review. Good. But the implementation was primitive, and I have since written a new, more refined implementation, but the concept/intended ...
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Rubberduck is growing out of SE chat

At one point in time, the VBA Rubberducking chat was CR's most active chat room. Here we are almost a whole decade later, and Rubberduck as a project is entering a new phase as work on version 3.0 is ...
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Do questions require specific problems, or are general reviews on-topic?

I have read; the Tour, What not to ask and How to ask a good question. I am unsure whether questions should specify specific problems, or if I should specify parts of the code where improvement is ...
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Why was my post closed? Was I too critical of the original author or looking for confirmation bias?

I have a question about my Code Review Stack Exchange post: Is this an appropriate way to use TaskFactory to make asynchronous code synchronous? Which I originally posted on Stack Overflow. My ...
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What is the recommended length of the code for review?

I have code that is about 1000 lines long (and growing, as some features are not yet implemented and some edge cases unhandled), so posting it here likely would overwhelm people, even if it would be ...
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Disable Responsiveness or similar functionality for Code Review

Stack Overflow used to have 'disable responsiveness' option at the bottom of the screen, so that it was possible to get more information (i.e. the code and question) on the screen, in effect '...
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Can I ask for a review of an entire library?

I am working on an open-source library that contains several source files. I would like to ask for feedback, not only for specific code in specific files, but also on the more general arrangement of ...
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How could my suggested edit have been improved?

I recently made a suggested edit to a post: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/149799 In brief, I added an import statement (library(dplyr))...
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Asking multiple questions about the same code

I'm preparing to write a question for Code Review. I've written a generic GNU makefile, with the idea that it can be applied to all kinds of C++ projects with different directory structures, etc. My, ...
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Is it OK to ask for review on exercise solutions that have been asked previously?

I'm learning Rust and solve the problems/exercises from the book of Rust which have been solved by thousands of learners and posted on here by quite a few. Last time I posted my code I received quite ...
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Is the Code Review SE the right site for checking if the code of my Arduino project minimizes the risk of overheating as much as possible?

In a project of mine I use temperature sensors and an Arduino to dimm a light bulb to keep a box warm (in a certain temperature range above room temperature). I want others to look at my code if it ...
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Why is this shown as "Modified" when I don't see anything there? [duplicate]

The question Gameboy emulator in C is showing up on the Top Questions as "Modified 6 hours ago by Sami 1". Clicking on the "modified" word takes me to the question itself, not a ...
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How can I explain my code in Code Review

I am new to Code Review and I am really enthusiastic to post my code for the problems that took me hours to crack. It has really helped me upgrading my poor logic and unoptimized code blocks and ...
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Is asking why code I know is bad on-topic for Code Review?

I have some code I know is bad practice. And I only want to know why it is bad practice. So I can justify changing it to my non-tech boss. Is Code Review a good place to ask?
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Does Code Review require OPs to provide an MRE?

I read and searched the Help Center. But I didn't find anything about MRE. Does it mean that Code Review doesn't require MREs?
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Could I provide a url to my git repository and ask someone to review my project? [duplicate]

I recently had to write a program with unit tests as a coding assignment for a job. I didn't get the job and didn't get much feedback about my program. Would it be appropriate to explain what the ...
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Why was my question closed for Missing Review Context?

I asked a question and provided all the relevant code. How could make this Django logging middleware more efficient? After one comment I asked what they wanted to see but people just closed it. My ...
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When making a modification to a program, what do we include in the review?

In this question here I made a modification to a program: Nintendo Nightmare [any%] Speedrun Bot (17:37) Am I required to include the entire program’s source as part of the code to be reviewed? ...
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How should I structure my post if my code is over 400 lines?

My code is around 480 lines and a little over 13,000 characters(12,000 if not counting spaces). It consists almost entirely of headers and implementation files, with a very short main.cpp. Should I ...
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What was wrong with my question? [duplicate]

My question eLearning webapp made with Django was recently closed for: Authorship of code: Since Code Review is a community where programmers improve their skills through peer review, we require that ...
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I don't understand the negative feedback on my question

I don't understand the negative feedback on my question Library to uniformly present runtime errors, exceptions, and login errors exceptions Can anyone help me improve the post, without going out of ...
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Is, or should, comment reviewing be on-topic for this site?

Source code commenting is essential to the maintainability, readability, and quality of code. Are reviews for such comments on-topic on this site? Alternatively, do we want these types of questions on ...
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Comments Lost Days after Posted

Recently I noticed twice that my comments under answers (answer 1 and answer 2) were gone several days after they were posted. In answer 2, only part of the comments, which I actually referred to in ...
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Why did I receive this moderator message?

I got a moderator message informing me that I've made some bad reviews. However, I failed to see which ones they are pointing at. Can you please show me? I've made 21 reviews in total.
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Are you allowed to ask for reviews of the same program written in two languages?

In the past few days, I saw 2 questions that were asking for a review of code written for a programming challenge. However, both of them had something strange, I hadn't seen in other questions. The OP ...
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Is undefined behavior (for C/C++ code) off-topic here?

This site states that correctness in unanticipated situations is explicitly on-topic here. If you have a working piece of code from your project and are looking for open-ended feedback in the ...
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I do not understand the feedback about my title

I don't understand how my question does not fit the site's standards. Can I please get some guidance? Is this an appropriate use of async/await combined with Task continuation? The current question ...
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Are translating questions on topic?

I'm attempting to translate the Matlab code in this answer to Python. I'm halfway done, but I've never really written Matlab code and I'm having trouble finishing the final function. Can I ask for ...
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Seeking project wide input rather than modification of individual pieces of code [duplicate]

Does Code Review allow for posting (or linking to) entire projects? I'm not sure if this helps at all, but in my case, I am not looking for generic input, but rather I have a specific question about ...
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Missing Review Context on stand alone script

My question has been closed for Missing Review Context. I feel like I've had no support or explanation from the community. The reason why it was closed is out of context. This is a script that works ...
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Creating a new tag for Alloy

I would like to use this site to review Alloy code. However, I do not have enough reputation on this site to create a tag. Without a tag, I cannot post code. This seems to be a chicken and egg problem....
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Are "review and guide me" on topic?

I am writing a pooled memory management. It works to some degree. You can allocate and deallocate but it is missing some crucial parts like avoiding/reducing fragmentation and safety checks. I ...
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Preventing edit wars

There's an edit war going on in Smart Tic Tac Toe, a reinforcement learning approach . Every edit by one high-rep user is being reverted by the OP with no explanation, and he (sigh) offers this: keep ...
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moderators limited, downvoting abuse on new users

For any reason moderator are declining flags from me i have send it 2 time. about donwvoting my question, and donwvoting user not give any type o feedback/comment/edit. https://codereview....
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I want a review of my large project, but it doesn't fit in the question

I asked the question Meme (title with picture) exchanger. I don't want to separate it into independent questions because the components altogether form the whole architecture; I think that the entire ...
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Is it OK to cross post here and in SO?

This is the dedicated realm in SE to post questions about reviewing one's code. But this is not a SE site that has many members in comparison to SO. The possibility to have this code review helped ...
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Why can we not ask for the best practice of code?

Good code reviews are the bar that all of us should strive for. They cover common and easy to follow best practices that any team can get started with, while ensuring high-quality and helpful ...
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Encouraging the community to edit the question to maintain a list of external resources

I have requested and successfully received a nice review about a piece of code which relies on a pool of third part services. Since the code was nicely welcomed with some upvotes I thought that it ...
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