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Does Stack Overflow count as a third party site?

I don't see any reason to treat other Stack Exchange sites in a special way regarding this issue: Reasons #3 and especially #4 are still very important. Posts in the Stack Exchange network can ...
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Can I put my code on a third party site and link to the site in my question?

No. Because there's a reason we require your code to be embedded in the question:
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Code Review Community on GitHub: where is it going?

The CR GitHub organization seems to have been a solution in search of a problem. If after all these years we still don't know what to use it for, let's just kill it. If it's ever needed again, it ...
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Is it appropriate to record the review process and upload it to YouTube?

I think it's a brilliant idea! Done right, it can very well: Increase CR visibility Increase CR voting Increase CR activity as a whole My recommendations: Start with an introductory video that ...
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Code requiring a third-party pre-processor to make it work

What is code but instructions to a compiler? Would we allow an obscure language that no one here has a compiler to? I would hope the answer is yes. You might not be able to answer it but another ...
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Code requiring a third-party pre-processor to make it work

I agree with @JamesKhoury. The GNU GPL defines "source code" as "the preferred form of the work for making modifications to it". For the author of the question, that means the version of the code ...
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Reviews that depend on 3rd party libraries (i.e. code the OP does not own/maintain)

I think the poster's intention behind embedding the minified Respond.js library in the question was just to make the Stack Snippet work, and not to request a review of it. The minified code, arguably,...
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Requesting a comparative review of own code with third-party code

Code Review only allows for reviews of code that is written/maintained by the author. We have that requirement for multiple reasons, including legal (copyright) and moral (to avoid code-shaming). ...
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Link GitHub project to Code Review

Update Implemented, see the Code Review question, for feature requests please open an issue on GitHub It looks a little something like this: Code Review http://www.zomis.net/codereview/shield/?qid=...
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Code requiring a third-party pre-processor to make it work

It is on-topic, however I would remove the java tag. At least for all the coffeescript questions I ruthlessly remove the javascript tag, it is not JavaScript! Tags should reflect the language of the ...
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Why is my code on pastebin even though I didn't put it there?

Uhm, no idea how it got there.... EDIT The pastebin was created at Sept 4, 03:55:07 PM CDT, the Code Review post was created at Sept 4, 20:52:59Z By my calculation (with the PM-to-24h, and CDT-to-...
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Can I post both my code and link to the external repository?

Yes, many question do in fact have links to an external repository where the complete code is hosted. The important thing, as you noted, is to ensure that the relevant code to be reviewed is embedded ...
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Requesting a review of part of a small project

Post the relevant code you want reviewed and include a link to the GitHub repository. You may include additional code you don't want reviewed, if you think it will help reviewers (for example, it ...
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Should we allow images from external sources (other than placeholder services)?

Your question here suggests that there is a problem with hosting images that are not on "placeholder" services... I'm not sure how it was obtained and what is the background. As some other images ...
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Code review of YouTube video

Questions on Code Review must have the code in the post. Can I put my code on a third party site and link to the site in my question? Reviews of code not stored here Can I ask for a review on a ...
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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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Code Review Community on GitHub: where is it going?

If you want to leave the GitHub organization, leave. That's what I did myself. I personally felt that it doesn't serve a purpose and I personally don't see a reason to stay inside the organization. ...
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Is asking for review of 3rd party code ok?

I think the accepted answer needs an update because now the faq states * Am I an owner or maintainer of the code? If you are going to be maintaining the 3rd party code going forward, then yes this ...
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How do I properly write a question that involves third-party libraries?

The bare minimum to post a question is to include some code. If you were to post a question that only included main.cpp, but not ...
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When making a modification to a program, what do we include in the review?

I think you've missed a lot of context from your question, which can be found in chat. Lack of response to your question Should I close this question? Based on the lack of response, I am concluding ...
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Code requiring a third-party pre-processor to make it work

It's been almost two days and still can't find out how the code is working(?). It might be that I'm not very familiar with Java8. Still I would say the question is on-topic. Why? To quote palacsint ...
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Is the "I downvoted because..." site something that is useful here?

That's neat, I have something similar on my GitHub though it's meant for me, I like how this is designed to explain to a user how to improve their question. If you want to, I (and probably some other ...
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Code review of YouTube video

Videos are no substitute for actual code. However, if the code is included in the question and the question complies to the help center, I don't see a problem.
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Code Review Community on GitHub: where is it going?

This sounded like a good idea that was poorly executed/supported IMHO. I can honestly say I have maybe half a dozen repos and even more Gists that would have probably been better suited as community ...
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Code Review Community on GitHub: where is it going?

Let me start by saying that although I'm relatively new to the community, I've really enjoyed it so far. Who doesn't want to create the best code possible? I don't fully understand with what purpose ...
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