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Code Review Clippy

Yay! Thanks! Just one note, if I would see this as an entirely new user: Titles that contain a specific question are generally inappropriate for Code Review. I would be very confused. If I would ...
Simon Forsberg's user avatar
15 votes

Code Review Clippy

That's awesome!! Thanks a million! This will certainly help improve question quality on the site in a major way. The only tiny little quibble I have is that it seems the forecolor for the x button and ...
Mathieu Guindon's user avatar
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How much research effort is expected when posting a Code Review question?

I don't think that there is a minimum level of code quality that people should have to meet. Other than working of course. Bad code can make for good reviews. And I don't think that the primary ...
mdfst13's user avatar
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What about questions which demands expert opinion and design feedback

First, let me specifically answer your three points and why I think they are helpful answers on Code Review: Many programming languages have agreed-upon styles. Where this is the case you should use ...
Graipher's user avatar
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What about questions which demands expert opinion and design feedback

First of all, two related meta-questions: Can we ask reviewers to *not* focus on something? Reviewing "design" My experience is that Code Review answers are personalized to what the ...
Simon Forsberg's user avatar
9 votes

Code Review Clippy

Would it be possible to also add the ability to detect code-only posts. I don't know how common they are, but this question is a fairly good piece of code to review, but doesn't contain any text about ...
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How much research effort is expected when posting a Code Review question?

By setting expectations on research we may be denying help to the people that need our help the most. Who are our users? We do get a lot of beginners, many of which are students. I think we help all ...
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How much research effort is expected when posting a Code Review question?

How much research do we expect before asking? For me, I would say "A bit". Do not post your question as soon as your code seems to be working. You should "review it yourself" first. Ideally, you ...
Simon Forsberg's user avatar
6 votes

What would Clippy say?

Code that should be in a code block We get lots of questions with malformed code blocks from users who are unfamiliar with how to create code blocks in Markdown by indenting everything by four spaces....
200_success's user avatar
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What would Clippy say?

Title contains "shorter", "shorten", "optimi…", "efficien…" These titles describe a concern about the code. Clippy could say: Efficiency and optimization are implied for every question on Code ...
200_success's user avatar
5 votes

What would Clippy say?

Title contains "refactor…", "avoid", "improv…", "too many", or "DRY", or title starts with "need" These titles describe a concern about the code. Clippy could say: Please ensure that the title ...
200_success's user avatar
4 votes

Code Review Clippy

I will just suggest a small improvement on one regular expression. Currently, you have this: \b(wrong|incorrect)\b To display the following message: Code ...
Ismael Miguel's user avatar
4 votes

How much research effort is expected when posting a Code Review question?

In my opinion, it's up to the asker, below the minimum level needed to not get closed (not broken, context, ...). However. The quality of the answers depends on the quality of the code. If you have ...
Pimgd's user avatar
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What would Clippy say?

"statements", "loops", "else", or "catch" in the title These titles indicate that the question is likely to be closed as generic example code, or that the title needs to be rewritten. Clippy could ...
200_success's user avatar

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