Tracking Changes in a Code Review

Let's walk through the life of a code review together, and while we do so I'd like to show you two ways to view that lifecycle.

A junior dev, Bob, pulls the main branch (formerly known as the master branch) and creates his own branch, at commit beef...:

 Bob$ git pull 
 Bob$ git checkout -b bob/featureBob 
 Bob$ git . . .

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September 11, 2023

Changelog - June

We're going to switch to monthly posts, mainly to reduce my workload! As a result, these changelogs will include a lot of changes you've already been able to see for a while, and a few changes from the last week.

We'll also be skipping the smaller tweaks and bug fixes, so these posts don't become enormous. Otherwise, these would be pages . . .

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June 30, 2023

Changelog - May 22 through May 28

Mostly bug fixes this time around. I could avoid this awkwardness by posting only next week, but I'm going to face the awkwardness and ... hi there ...

Code Review Experience

We fixed an issue that not warn you about a draft being open when closing a tab. Browsers sometimes change how this works, and it seems newer ones only allow . . .

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June 01, 2023

Changelog - May 15 through May 21

We just released our May Enterprise release, if you would like more information about that visit our Enterprise README or contact us at

As a result, the work mentioned in this changelog is mainly initial work for larger changes, and a bunch of small bug fixes.

Code Review Experience

Upcoming: Merge queue . . .

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June 01, 2023

Changelog - May 8 through May 14

We're also releasing all of these features (and bug fixes) into the Enterprise release this week, so everyone can enjoy these! For those using, you're already able to use these features by the time this post is up, isn't that great?

Code Review Experience

Permalinks to GitHub-originated comments work

"Use . . .

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May 16, 2023

Changelog - April 24 through May 7

We didn't deploy to production last week, so we held off on publishing a changelog that would have features nobody could use. So this is a double-feature!

Code Review Experience

We changed up how selections and quoting works!

NOTE: This is likely the most noticeable change, so we're putting it first. We hope this is a net . . .

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May 10, 2023

Changelog - April 17 through April 23

We cut another Enterprise release on April 11th, as promised a couple weeks ago. See the Enterprise Changelog for more info!

Code Review Experience

It's now harder to accidentally delete your whole comment with images

I mean, you can always Ctrl-A+Del, but Ctrl-Z is an unsung hero, after all. Well, previously if you selected text . . .

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April 26, 2023


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