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Questions tagged [third-party]

This tag is for questions referring to a non-Stack Exchange controlled entity.

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Does Stack Overflow count as a third party site?

I had a question that was placed on hold with a link to this: Can I put my code on a third party site and link to the site in my question? The code I asked for review of was on Stack Overflow, and ...
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Is the “I downvoted because…” site something that is useful here?

When we have a bad question, pasting one of the appropriate questions from this site may help, specifically this in a comment.
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Is it appropriate to record the review process and upload it to YouTube?

The video is of-course supplement to an answer. The link will be in the comments. The actual answer will be written during the video itself. Motivations There is a user named sehe on SO, who ...
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Code Review Community on GitHub: where is it going?

Almost four years ago, Code Review community went to GitHub. In these past four years, what have we accomplished with this GitHub community? There are five repositories in the community, four if you ...
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Requesting a review of part of a small project [duplicate]

I have a project of 300+ lines, however I only want to review a part of the project. The project is hosted on GitHub. Does that mean that I have to post the full 300+ lines and highlight that I want ...
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Should we allow images from external sources (other than placeholder services)?

There have been a few questions with images from external sources. The most recent I can remember is the following question: Iterate JSON GIF collection array to HTML file It contains the following ...
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Link GitHub project to Code Review

I am currently writing some open source that's available in GitHub. Of course I am also getting the code reviewed here. One of the things with GitHub is the documentation allows me to put little tags ...
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Adding someone else's code into the question [duplicate]

Code behind a link is off-topic. Good. Questions trying it anyway get closed. Good. But every once in a while I encounter a question which is quite good and where this is the only problem. Now, I ...
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Is it reasonable to link to a third-party site for review? [duplicate]

I've got a class I'd like to get reviewed but it's 820 lines, and the project where it's hosted at is in a better format than a question code block, I think. You can open it in your editor of choice. ...
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Reviews that depend on 3rd party libraries (i.e. code the OP does not own/maintain)

CR has a strict "we only review code you've written or maintain" policy, which is perfectly reasonable, but how should we treat reviews that rely on 3rd party code (i.e. libraries that aren't part of ...
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Can I post both my code and link to the external repository?

I have read the guidelines and FAQ, and understand that code up for review should be posted on this site. I also understand that modifying the code after it is posted goes against the rules as well as ...
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Is it advisable to share the link of the entire project on Code Review? [duplicate]

I would like someone to review a small PHP project of mine - the entire source code of which has been uploaded on Github. Is it advisable to share the link of the entire project here on Code Review?
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Why is my code on pastebin even though I didn't put it there?

I recently asked a question which I later deleted due to the simplicity and shortness of my code, but then I found it on Pastebin. What the heck!? Link to deleted question here. (2kers can click here....
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Code requiring a third-party pre-processor to make it work

In this Wolves, Goats and Cabbages in Java question (here is a link to the pre-edited version), Java code is presented to solve the problem. The code requires pre-processing by a third-party tool in ...
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Can I put my code on a third party site and link to the site in my question?

Is it OK if I write a question and include a link to GitHub/Pastebin/other similar site instead of putting the code here on Code Review?
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Is asking for review of 3rd party code ok?

Most code people are posting here seems to be code they have written themselves. In this question the OP asked basically for a review of three 3rd party scripts. I'm not sure that this question is a ...
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Are JSFiddle fiddles permanent?

If a user posts a fiddle as their block of code, will this code be permanent enough in that we should allow that as the only code on the question? I am sure that this has happened a couple of times. ...
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Can I ask a question to review an FAQ written on a third-party site?

I wrote an FAQ on a third-party website related to Delphi and thread-protection of objects. I need some feedback if this content is adequate or not. I was wondering can I ask a question on Code Review ...
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Is it okay to add someone else's linked code to the question?

Some questions link to the code they want reviewed, which is against site policy. Should one edit the code into the question in these cases? The problem I see is that all content on Stack Exchange ...