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Thanks to the rise of distributed version control (DVCS), like Git, the peer feedback process has vastly improved. Git's ability to branch and merge easily has made it possible to review smaller sets of changes more often. This type of code review is based on a concept known as pull requests. Pull requests provide a forum to discuss proposed changes to your codebase before they're merged into shared branches (e.g. before merging a feature branch into master).

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There is no denying that peer to peer feedback decreases the amount of bugs, shares knowledge across the team, and creates a sense of shared ownership of every feature. This is why we've been working hard to make Bitbucket Server's pull requests (a.k.a lightweight code reviews) a quick and painless part of your day. Today we're introducing iterative reviews in Bitbucket Server 4.11, allowing your team to discuss changes to code in the context of a single pull request.

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Bitbucket Data Center is a next generation Git solution. Whether you're burning the midnight oil at a startup or starting a new project within a larger organization, we want to be part of your Git journey. To do that, we need to be there from the start. That's why Bitbucket Data Center now offers source code collaboration for professional teams, across any distance, whether your team is small or large. Keep reading to learn more about what Bitbucket Data Center can offer any team.

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Code review is also one of the most difficult and time-consuming parts of the software development process, often requiring experienced team members to spend time reading, thinking, evaluating, and responding to implementations of new features or systems. To help your software development team empty those "In review" columns more quickly, here are some guidelines for your pull requests from a variety of different developers at Atlassian:

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Three new features released in Bitbucket 4.8 provide teams with Git best practices and make collaboration easier. Whether you're the reviewer of a pull request or need to assign a reviewer, the two new pull request features make code reviews easier for quick turnaround times and better quality code. And zero downtime backup provides an active recovery mode so work is not put on hold and collaboration doesn't need to come to a halt when you're dependent on clients or team members in different timezones. Through these features teams can make sure teammates stay close to (working) code to produce higher code quality.

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