Code review and feedback field reference
Updated: July 15, 2016
You can use the code review and feedback fields to create queries and reports that track the status of these processes. The fields appear in the following work item types, which are included with the default process templates for Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2013: Code Review Request, Code Review Response, Feedback Request, and Feedback Response.
If your Team Foundation Server has been upgraded from an earlier version you might need to update your team project to get access to these work item types. See Update an Upgraded Team Project to Access New Features
The following fields are used to track code review requests and responses. A code review response is created for each person who’s been requested to provide review comments. See Day in the life of an ALM Developer: Suspend work, fix a bug, and conduct a code review.
The name of the code reviewer.
The date and time when the code-reviewer responded.
The name assigned to the code work requested for review.
Associated Context Code
An integer value that captures whether the code review is for 1 (shelveset) or 2 (changeset).
Associated Context Owner
The GUID assigned to the shelveset owner who requested the code review.
Associated Context Type
The type of code work requested for review: Shelveset or Changeset.
The status selected by the reviewer when closing the code review request. The number is stored in the system and written to the data warehouse as follows:
Closed Status Code
A value ranging from 0 to 5 that corresponds to the status selected by the reviewer when closing the code review request.
The comment entered by the reviewer when closing the review request.
The name of the team member who reviewed the code. The State transitions to Reviewed when the code reviewer responds. (Code Review Response)
The date-time stamp when the reviewer closed the request. (Code Review Response)
Mirror field used to track the current state in code.
The following fields track feedback requests and responses. You complete the first three fields in the feedback request form. A feedback response is created for each person and for each item for which feedback is requested. See Engaging Stakeholders through Continuous Feedback.
Application Launch Instructions
Instructions to stakeholders on how to start the application.
Application Start Information
Guidelines to direct stakeholder feedback.
The type of application that stakeholders will provide feedback on. The valid types are specified in the process configuration file, ProcessConfiguration. The default values are Web Application, Remote Machine, and Client Application.
The number of stars that an item receives from a reviewer in a star-based ranking system. (Feedback Response)
The number is stored in the system and written to the data warehouse as follows: