What's New: Review Board 1.7.24 released

Review Board

Take the pain out of code review

Review Board makes code review easy

Saving time, money, and sanity

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  • Dashboard

    Easily track your team's review requests

    Your dashboard gives you an up-to-the-minute overview of all the review requests you care about. See at a glance what's on your plate for today and what you've already covered.

    Filter down your dashboard by group, sort your review requests, and see what's left to review. You'll never miss a review request again.

  • Diff Viewer

    Not your typical diff viewer

    Your code is syntax-highlighted, for faster reading. We'll show you what function a line is in, what text has changed within a replaced line, and much more.

    Need more context? Expand the code up to the nearest function or class, nearest code change, or by 20 lines at a time. You won't have to dig through your editor to read the rest of the code.

    Moving some code around a file? Scrutinizing inserted/deleted lines is a pain. Instead, we'll show you if lines were moved without changing, and where they moved to.

    Every revision of a diff is stored. Quickly see what changed between diffs, so you don't have to go through the whole diff each time.

  • File Attachments

    Upload and review all kinds of files

    Review Board isn't just about code. Drag-and-drop any file onto a review request, and your team can leave comments on it.

    Upload screenshots of your feature, or log output showing a unit test run, or a PDF for a feature spec. Anything can be uploaded and reviewed.

  • File Attachments

    Comment on anything

    Whether it's lines in a diff, or a part of an image, reviewers can leave comments quickly and easily. The specific area being commented on appears right there in the review.

    Comments can be added to code by clicking on a single line number, or clicking and dragging across multiple lines. You're not limited to one line, like other tools.

    Click and drag any area of an image to comment right on that section. Useful for discussing UI changes!

  • Issue Tracking

    Keep track of everything that needs fixing

    When people comment on something, they can mark their comment as an open issue. All open issues are shown on the review request, and work as a handy to-do list for the developer.

    Issues can be closed with just one click. Ah, the satisfaction of crossing items off lists.

  • Review History

    All your history, in one place

    Large codebases are riddled with mysteries. Why is this line here? What did that line fix?

    With Review Board, your entire development history is in one place. Each change's review request shows the entire development discussion and each iteration of the change that people have reviewed.

    A whole written history of your product.

  • Administration UI

    Birds-eye view of the server

    Administrators can check the health of the server and see how actively it's being used.

    This is your one-stop shop for configuration, server stats, and your installed extensions. You can even get your hands dirty and browse through the entire Review Board database.

  • Helpful command-line tools

    Our RBTools command line tools make it easy to quickly create review requests based on the changes in your source tree and to keep them up-to-date.

    Extensible

    We have a fully-featured REST API for any automation and integration needs you may have. Our Python API makes this easy to use.

    If you want to add features to Review Board itself, there's a rich extension framework. Think browser extensions, but for your code review experience.

  • Works with many types of repositories

    Across many hosting services

  • Commercial support

    We provide support contracts for companies who need confidential, one-on-one priority support.

    Don't need priority support? Our community support is a fine alternative.

    Secure hosting through RBCommons

    Start reviewing code right away with our Review Board hosting service, RBCommons. It's easy to get set up, secure, and we'll handle all the maintenance.

Review board is truly helpful: easy to install, user-friendly and time-saving! We have tried it for one of our projects and we will surely use it for our upcoming projects.
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