Repositories exist in centralized management solutions where integrated development tools allow quicker changes and releases from a single master source. An approved requirement or fix will trigger a new branch of the repository where developers make the necessary changes. The developer will complete the changes, test the feature or fix, and send a request for a code review to other team members.
Code reviews check for functionality, policy compliance, company coding standards, integrated security, stability, scalability, integration, and operability. Reviewers comment inside the code using threaded comments, capturing the complete change history for every update in real-time. When code passes the review, the new branch is ready for verification and merging back to the master.