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How to optimize average rating calculation in a review system?

I'm thinking of a designing a review system (restaurant, hotel etc) where users can drop star reviews. Typically in a such a application, you can see the average rating of an entity along with all ...
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Should PR reviews check for code correctness?

When doing PR reviews, should the reviewer be checking that the code is correct (e.g. the logic is correct, etc.) or should the only focus be higher level concepts (e.g. architectural/functional/etc.)?...
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How to manage pull request review and approvals

In our team we have a recurrent problem that we are not able to solve. As long as the team grows, we tend to accumulated PRs at the end of the sprint / release and these become a bottleneck to advance ...
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Snake Game design

I am designing Classic Snake game using OOPS.I will have the following classes at top level : Game { Board board, Snake snake; } Board { Cell cells[]; } Cell { int x, int y, ...
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Best algorithm to sort tasks by priorities by a human

I have developed a task management tool. And some task lists can be very large. (I have myself more than 300 tasks to do). I would like to do some task reviews from time to time as the tasks pile up ...
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How to handle or design review system with pagination?

In typical online review system if any user give review on specific post or others thing, then when that user view that post his review show first. The perfect example of this is Google Play Store. If ...
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Perspective based reading - Artifact created

From what I have learned, in Perspective based reading, the document/code/etc., is inspected from different perspectives. We consider roles like software designer, tester or user. Each role follows ...
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Storing bank account data using Event Sourcing

Trying to change payment related stuff in current project, but still couldn't decide on architecture of small part. I hope you can share your feedbacks. Flow and state: We have payment account using ...
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Review of my OOP design for simple password manager

I'm going to write a simple password manager, which is going to store my accounts encrypted. Here is description of the classes , LoginManager - This class will be responsible for authenticating the ...
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What do you do to articulate your benefit as a programmer in an organisation where you are a cost-centre? [closed]

In my organisation I build financial products, for mutual funds, 401Ks, life insurance and margin-loans (or the equivalent in my jurisdiction). I take feature/epic requests from product managers - ...
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Web Application Architecture review and understanding

I'm an amateur java developer and I have been working on this web application in my current company. The application is made in the Spring MVC framework. Hibernate is used as the ORM tool while the ...
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What is meant by "Call Stack" in the context of an OWASP review?

I am studying the OWASP Level 2 review measures and methodology. I am applying this to a software I am designing and developing now, so the goal is to write the software the proper way so that it will ...
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Experiences with C++ Async/actor model Library [closed]

I am fairly experienced with async and concurrent programming in c# using event, actor, and task based patterns, but now I have a task in c++ with which I have basic familiarity and it needs some ...
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How to monitor code review efficiently?

I suspect major code review cover up in my team. Too many code reviews are merged without any comment. Seems to me like there's no such thing as a code review without a single comment. How can I ...
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Why is there only code review?

In my team I have applied a culture of code review and feature review. The code might look great, written spectacularly, however the feature might not work. It seems to me as 2 different scopes ...
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How do I review code changes that are the result of syncing?

At my current job we develop code on a release branch and then do a code review. After all rework is done the final changes are also synced/merged to the 'main branch'. We want to be sure that all ...
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Design review: how well does my object oriented design fit the SOLID principles? [closed]

This thread will be long, but I will try to make it as short as I can. Thank you. I have recently implemented a relatively simple program. What this program does is generate a simple piece of music ...
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How to measure the success of a small software project? [closed]

I'm part of a 7 person software development team which supports a company with a few thousand staff. Our team is putting together a quick review process for measuring the success of a software project....
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How to manage ratings system of my web app?

I am making a website where in users would rate posts by other users, according to how useful they are. The posts will be about products - mobiles, tablets, and other personal consumer electronics ...
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Moving past the ignoring or considering whitespace binary: how should I compare files for e.g. commit review?

I am dissatisfied with the file comparison tools I have worked with so far. While no tool would be able to always predict the line matchings that make best sense, at least current tools should be able ...
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CMS updates into subversion -> review process

We manage a range of client sites built in Wordpress and Joomla and these require regular updates to the core CMS and extensions. We keep these sites in subversion and place updates in subversion. We ...
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Are there any existing standard software design guidelines?

My team of about 70 programmers is developing C and C++ code for embedded, multiprocessor, image-processing project. We have a coding standard, and hold design and code reviews. The problem is that we ...
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How to write "SMART" Objectives as an agile developer?

Like many corporations the company I work for is transitioning to a performance review system based on SMART objectives. My team is a high functioning agile development team employing practices from ...
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So we've got a code review tool, now what can we use for software documents? [closed]

We're using Subversion as a full CM for code and also for related project documents. We have JIRA and Fisheye. When we wanted to add a peer review tool, we looked at and tested several candidates. Our ...
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a better approach for reviewing performance of developers?

I am a web developer. My office sets a list of criteria such as Discipline Attendance Project Schedule Teamwork Problem Solving Idea Sharing Dedication for evaluating employees performance. Each ...
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Where can I ask for an accessibility review for a site? [closed]

I'm not too, too far (I hope) from finishing a site. I want to have it reviewed with an eye to its accessibility. The site's job is to display streaming, up-to-the-10-second-period stock-option data. ...
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What's the ideal length of the sprint review/retrospective based on the length of the iteration?

I've been in several projects using scrum now. The length of the sprint review and/or retrospective has varied from client to client, from project to project. Some of the reviews became too long (2 ...
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Architecture Review Guidelines for Java/JEE project

We're going to do a complete review of a Java/JEE based application. This includes an architecture review, code review and platform hardware review. While we're a bit aware of code review techniques, ...
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Is there a way to dispute or challenge poor iPhone app reviews?

Problem: user has left review of iPhone app which is simply incorrect Question: is there a way to make contact with the reviewer and a) explain how what they've said is incorrect and help them with ...
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What is your code review and approval process, and what are its advantages/disadvantages? [closed]

Does your team rely on code reviews for approval of work? Is it simply QA that signs off your features and fixes? Do you have a lead programmer (or architect) that reviews code design and ...
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What is an example of a good SMART objective for a programmer? [duplicate]

Following on from this question, I wondered if folk might be able to suggest some samples of what might be considered a "good" objective in a periodic review cycle for a programmer? Let's define ...