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Can I ask for review for something specific without posting too much context?

Strictly speaking, Code Review requires you to post real code from a project that you are working on. In practical terms, though, any plausible realistic code is acceptable too. If your real project ...
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Tackling overwhelmingly long questions

There is no requirement for a Code Review answer to critique every part of the code exhaustively. If a question contains a lot of code, some possible responses might be: Ask for clarification in a ...
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Should I be asking shorter questions?

Your code is average, maybe a bit on the large size, nothing that I'd not answer. Your problem is I see a wall with code, text, some lists, more text, more code, more text, more code and then 'how ...
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Is it appropriate to ask for review on an entire GitHub repo?

No, it wouldn't be ok. Your question would get closed quite quickly, with a dedicated close reason, stating: Questions must include the code to be reviewed. Links to code hosted on third-party ...
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Is it okay to post questions that don't contain a full program/library?

You are always welcome to post just part of your code for review. It is always best though, to provide enough context to make sure the code you post is sensible. The code you post does not need to ...
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How should I structure my post if my code is over 400 lines?

First of all, you're allowed to post the whole thing as-is, all in the same question. 13,000 characters is well within the limit of what a post may contain (65,536 characters as a hard limit), leaving ...
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Project translation from Java to C#

If your code is not working as intended, you should not ask about how to fix it on Code Review. Such a question would be considered off-topic. Assuming that your code does work as intended, you still ...
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Does Code Review require OPs to provide an MRE?

Code Review is not Stack Overflow. If you look under the "Asking your question" section of the How do I ask a good question help topic, you'll see that it says that you can leave supporting, ...
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Should I be asking shorter questions?

I don't think that there is anything wrong with your question length. If anything, I would guess that the fact that your questions are written in Clojure is a bigger factor in explaining why they ...
200_success's user avatar
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Tackling overwhelmingly long questions

What @200_success said. For the particular post in question, I just started at the top, started critiquing the Naming and, well, never even got past the first Sub ...
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Where can I find an expert opinion on a large codebase?

It's hard to answer this kind of question without knowing very much about your specific code. But basically, a single question can contain 65,536 characters. This should of course also include a ...
Simon Forsberg's user avatar
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What was wrong with my question?

Like @1201ProgramAlarm mentioned in the comment The problem is that the code to be reviewed must be embeded directly in the question. As it stands, there is no code in the question and nothing to ...
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Is it appropriate to ask for review on an entire GitHub repo?

To add to Mat'sMug's answer, it is best to focus on individual pieces of code, chances are that reviews of that code will be applicable to the rest of your project. I would suggest that you find ...
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Posting a whole project, ready for public review

If you read that entire section, you see: If you are looking for feedback on a specific working piece of code from your project in the following areas… Best practices and design pattern usage ...
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Should I be asking shorter questions?

There are a couple of subjective reasons which may or may not impact the lack of answers. You seem to be quite focussed on code-length. Some of the reviewers, including myself, are not interested in ...
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Tackling overwhelmingly long questions

You can always ask a user in a comment to improve the question. I often suggest question askers to read Simon's guide for asking a good question, which contain many tips for making a question easier ...
Simon Forsberg's user avatar
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Can I ask for a review of an entire library?

Lets break down your question into separate and more digestible parts. Are reviews of libraries allowed? yes Are large questions allowed? ("an entire library", "contains several files&...
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What is the recommended length of the code for review?

The community likes lots of code, it allows us to do a good review. You might notice some delay in getting an answer because a lot of code takes time to review the code. If you look at my questions, ...
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Seeking project wide input rather than modification of individual pieces of code

While I will answer your raised concerns one-by-one and it's perfectly possible to get your project reviewed, I'm not convinced Code Review is your best bet. Does Code Review allow for posting (or ...
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Project translation from Java to C#

We have a higher characterlimit here on CR, but usually lots of code will scary off answerers so I would suggest you strip your question down to one class or some methods out of this class (if the ...
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Should I be asking shorter questions?

It seems like you're looking for a review... a Code Question Review! I looked over your unanswered questions, and they seem to be very long (as you have noted). Actually, the code is fine, but you ...
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Is it possible to get feedback on the structure of an application (with code posted)?

In (now-deleted) comments, you confirmed that your entire code exceeds the post limit. In a smaller program, the way to leave open the possibility of feedback on the arrangement of the code (modules, ...
Reinderien's user avatar
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How to provide large code for code review?

How to provide large code for code review? Even in this case code could take more than 200 lines. I see the logic in this, but in this case I should publish hundreds of lines of code, maybe even ...
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Can I ask for a review of an entire library?

I have posted 25 questions on Code Review, 24 have been answered. 23 of the questions are non trivial (multi file questions). You will get an answer in time, it may not be as fast as you want. As a ...
pacmaninbw's user avatar
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Can we have collapsible code blocks?

I can only see a couple of pros and cons to this: Pros: Reduce question size, this causes users to not be as daunted by questions with lots of code blocks. Allows reviews to read only the question ...
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